Boston vs Tampa Bay Recap - Red Sox Over Rays 5-3
Boston grabbed a 5-3 win over Tampa Bay on Thursday, as Felix Doubront was credited with a win at Tropicana Field.
Boston won as a +110 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 5 2/3 innings from Felix Doubront, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 4 RBIs from Cody Ross in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Matt Moore worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from B.J. Upton in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-7 advantage in hits.
Alfredo Aceves pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Boston heads into a battle against Philadelphia. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Atlanta.