Fausto Carmona Earns Win in Tampa Bay vs Boston Game
Tampa Bay used a 2-HR day from Desmond Jennings on Tuesday at Tropicana Field as the Rays defeated Boston 8-3 in baseball action.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by +105 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Fausto Carmona earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Desmond Jennings in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Jon Lester worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jacoby Ellsbury in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 10-8 in the game.