David Price vs A.J. Burnett Tilt Ends in New York 5-4 Win
New York got a 5-4 victory over Tampa Bay on Saturday, with David Robertson earning the victory and helping Yankees moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Yankees were rewarded as -108 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
New York got 5 2/3 innings from A.J. Burnett, who gave up 3 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 9. David Robertson earned the victory, while the Yankees got 2 RBIs from Derek Jeter in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher David Price worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matthew Joyce in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 10 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 5.
The game was closed out by Mariano Rivera who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.