Collin McHugh Tagged With Loss in Astros-Rays Match

Collin McHugh Tagged With Loss in Astros-Rays Match

Alex Cobb struck out 11 batters as Tampa Bay defeated Houston 6-1 in baseball wagering action Friday at Minute Maid Park.

Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as -128 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.

Tampa Bay got 6 1/3 innings from Alex Cobb, who gave up 1 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 11. Alex Cobb earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Ben Zobrist in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Collin McHugh worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Matt Dominguez in a losing cause.

Tampa Bay enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-4 advantage in hits.