Toronto Downed 12-4 By Baltimore - Brandon Morrow Takes Loss
Toronto pitchers gave up 2 home runs to J.J. Hardy and it cost them dearly in a 12-4 loss on Tuesday at Rogers Centre.
Bettors who backed the Orioles were rewarded as +161 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Jake Arrieta earned the victory for the Orioles, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Derrek Lee in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Brandon Morrow worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Yunel Escobar in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Baltimore as they had 16 hits, while Toronto only had 9.