Tampa Bay vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 6-2
New York got 5 2/3 innings of work from David Phelps en route to a 6-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Friday at Yankee Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Yankees were rewarded as -109 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
David Phelps earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Ichiro Suzuki in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Fausto Carmona worked 7 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ben Zobrist in a losing cause.
New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-9 advantage in hits.