Rays double Pirates

Rays double Pirates

The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-5 in the opener of a three-gamer series Friday night at PNC Park.

Tampa Bay won the game as -175 favorites, while the 15 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (8.5).

Evan Longoria went 4-for-5 at the plate with three RBIs and three runs scored for the Pirates. Scott Kazmir was tagged for four runs off five hits in five innings of work.

Jack Wilson went 2-for-3 at the plate with three RBIs for the Pirates. Jimmy Barthmaier was rocked for seven runs in 2 1-3 innings in a losing effort.