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Chicago Drops Tampa Bay 5-4 - Match Report

Tampa Bay dropped a 5-4 decision at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jake Peavy.

Chicago won as a -142 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Jake Peavy earned the victory for the White Sox, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Tyler Greene in the win.

Tampa Bay got a 6-inning outing from Fausto Carmona in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 0 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while James Loney had 3 hits in the loss for the Rays.

Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 10-8 in the game.

The game was closed out by Addison Reed who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.