Rays down Twins

Rays down Twins

Jeff Niemann allowed three runs over seven innings to get the win, as the Tampa Bay Rays dropped the Minnesota Twins 6-4 on Tuesday night.

Tampa Bay won as -160 home favorites, while the game played UNDER the 8-run total listed by oddsmakers.

B.J. Upton was 2-for-4 with a three-run dinger for the Rays, who also got a three-run homer from Sean Rodriguez in the win.

Joe Mauer went 3-for-4 with three runs batted in for Minnesota, while Matt Guerrier took the loss for the Twins in relief of Brian Duensing.