Game Wrap - Tampa Bay 4-0 Victors Over Marlins
James Shields reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 13 Marlins en route to a 4-0 win over Florida on Sunday at Sun Life Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as -141 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
James Shields earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 13, walking 1, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Elliot Johnson in the win.
Florida got a 3-inning outing from Jay Buente in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 3 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Gaby Sanchez had 2 hits in the loss for the Marlins.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 7 hits, while Florida only had 3.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Florida, they head on the road to face San Francisco.