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Hector Noesi Tagged With Loss in Rays-Yankees Match

Tampa Bay got 8 2/3 innings of work from James Shields en route to a 5-2 victory over New York on Monday at Tropicana Field.

Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as -205 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.

Tampa Bay got 8 2/3 innings from James Shields, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from B.J. Upton in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Hector Noesi worked 2 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Robinson Cano in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 9 hits, while New York only had 6.

The game was closed out by Kyle Farnsworth who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.