Tampa Bay Drops Toronto 5-2 - Match Report
Tampa Bay got 8 innings of work from Wade Davis en route to a 5-2 victory over Toronto on Sunday at Tropicana Field.
Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as -167 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Tampa Bay got 8 innings from Wade Davis, who gave up 2 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Evan Longoria in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Brett Cecil worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Eric Thames in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 8 hits, while Toronto only had 3.
The game was closed out by Joel Peralta who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Toronto, they head on the road to face Chicago.