Recap - Tampa Bay Defeats New York 7-2

Recap - Tampa Bay Defeats New York 7-2

New York dropped a 7-2 decision at Tropicana Field on Friday as Tampa Bay legged out a win behind winning pitcher Chris Archer.

Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as -109 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.

Tampa Bay got 7 innings from Chris Archer, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 4 RBIs from Jose Lobaton in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brett Gardner in a losing cause.

Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 9-5 in the game.