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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.