Tampa Bay Downed 3-2 By Toronto - Wade Davis Takes Loss
Toronto grabbed a 3-2 win over Tampa Bay on Thursday, as Ricky Romero was credited with a win at Rogers Centre.
Toronto was favored by -140 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Toronto got 7 innings from Ricky Romero, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Blue Jays got 2 RBIs from J.P. Arencibia in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Wade Davis worked 7 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from B.J. Upton in a losing cause.
Toronto enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-4 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Frank Francisco who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Toronto looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Houston. Tampa Bay will aim to get back on the winning track at Florida.