Carlos Villanueva vs Alex Cobb Battle Sees Toronto Fall 3-2
Tampa Bay moneyline bettors cashed on Wednesday courtesy of a 3-2 win against the Toronto Blue Jays at Tropicana Field.
Tampa Bay was favored by -145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Alex Cobb earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from B.J. Upton in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Carlos Villanueva worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Colby Rasmus in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 7 hits, while Toronto only had 6.
The game was closed out by Fernando Rodney who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.