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Game Wrap - Tampa Bay 6-1 Victors Over Twins

Tampa Bay got a 6-1 victory over Minnesota on Thursday, with Jeff Niemann earning the victory and helping Rays moneyline bettors cash out.

Tampa Bay was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Tampa Bay got 7 innings from Jeff Niemann, who gave up 1 earned run on 2 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Ben Zobrist in the win.

Minnesota got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Anthony Swarzak in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Denard Span had 1 hit in the loss for the Twins.

The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 11 hits, while Minnesota only had 2.

Tampa Bay heads into a battle against Los Angeles. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Kansas City.