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Tampa Bay Drops Chicago 3-2 - Match Report

Tampa Bay got a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Thursday, with Joel Peralta earning the victory and helping Rays moneyline bettors cash out.

Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as -113 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.

Joel Peralta earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Evan Longoria in the win.

Chicago got a 7 1/3-inning outing from Jake Peavy in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Kevin Youkilis had 3 hits in the loss for the White Sox.

Chicago outhit their counterparts 8-5 in the game.

Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.