Tampa Bay Drops Seattle 3-2 - Match Report
Tampa Bay got a 3-2 victory over Seattle on Friday, with Juan Cruz earning the victory and helping Rays moneyline bettors cash out.
Tampa Bay won as a -110 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Juan Cruz earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Evan Longoria in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Felix Hernandez worked 8 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ichiro Suzuki in a losing cause.
Seattle enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-6 advantage in hits.
Kyle Farnsworth pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.