Boston Falls 2-1 to Tampa Bay - Recap
Tampa Bay got a 2-1 victory over Boston on Wednesday, with Jeremy Hellickson earning the victory and helping Rays moneyline bettors cash out.
Tampa Bay was favored by -138 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Jeremy Hellickson earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Luke Scott in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Clay Buchholz worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jarrod Saltalamacchia in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.
Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.