Tampa Bay vs Houston Game Final 7-2 - Wade Davis Earns Win
|Tampa Bay vs Houston Game Final 7-2 - Wade Davis Earns Win|
Tampa Bay got 7 innings of work from Wade Davis en route to a 7-2 victory over Houston on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.
Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as +101 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Wade Davis earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Evan Longoria in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Bud Norris worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jeff Keppinger in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 13 hits, while Houston only had 9.
The game was closed out by Kyle Farnsworth who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.