Recap - Philadelphia Defeats Tampa Bay 7-6
Philadelphia grabbed a 7-6 win over Tampa Bay on Saturday, as Jonathan Papelbon was credited with a win at Citizens Bank Park.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as +130 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Philadelphia got 4 innings from Kyle Kendrick, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 6. Jonathan Papelbon earned the victory, while the Phillies got 3 RBIs from Juan Pierre in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher James Shields worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 5 hits from Jeff Keppinger in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 14-9 in the game.