David Price vs Brad Peacock Battle Sees Houston Fall 4-3
David Price reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Astros en route to a 4-3 win over Houston on Sunday at Minute Maid Park.
Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as -160 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Tampa Bay got 8 innings from David Price, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 10. David Price earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Yunel Escobar in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brad Peacock worked 4 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Dominguez in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-6 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by McGee Jake who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against Baltimore. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.