James Shields vs Justin Verlander Tilt Ends in Tampa Bay 4-2 Win
Tampa Bay moneyline bettors cashed on Wednesday courtesy of a 4-2 win against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.
Tampa Bay won as a +157 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got 8 innings from James Shields, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Ben Zobrist in the win.
Detroit got an 8 1/3-inning outing from Justin Verlander in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Miguel Cabrera had 2 hits in the loss for the Tigers.
Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-5 advantage in hits.
Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.