David Price vs Javier Vazquez Battle Sees Tampa Bay Fall 5-3
Florida got a 5-3 victory over Tampa Bay on Saturday, with Javier Vazquez earning the victory and helping Marlins moneyline bettors cash out.
The Marlins were a +149 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Florida got 7 innings from Javier Vazquez, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Marlins got 2 RBIs from Logan Morrison in the win.
Tampa Bay got a 6 2/3-inning outing from David Price in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Matthew Joyce had 1 hit in the loss for the Rays.
The battle of the bats favored Florida as they had 6 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 5.
Leo Nunez pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.