Tampa Bay vs Boston Recap - Rays Over Red Sox 7-4
Tampa Bay moneyline bettors cashed on Friday courtesy of a 7-4 win against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
The Rays were a +138 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Tampa Bay got 5 innings from Alex Cobb, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 4 RBIs from Matthew Joyce in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Jon Lester worked 4 innings, giving up 6 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Adrian Gonzalez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 8 hits, while Boston only had 4.
Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.