Tampa Bay Drops St. Louis 6-3 - Match Report
|Tampa Bay Drops St. Louis 6-3 - Match Report|
Tampa Bay moneyline bettors cashed on Wednesday courtesy of a 6-3 win against the St. Louis Cardinals at Tropicana Field.
The Rays were a +109 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.
Leo Nunez earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Desmond Jennings in the win.
St. Louis got a 5-inning outing from Michael Wacha in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 4 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Yadier Molina had 2 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 7 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 9.
The game was closed out by Grant Balfour who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.
Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Houston. St. Louis will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Washington.