Matt Moore Earns Win in Los Angeles vs Tampa Bay Game
Tampa Bay's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Los Angeles scoreless in a 3-0 victory on Saturday at Angel Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as +151 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Matt Moore earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ben Zobrist in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher C.J. Wilson worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Torii Hunter in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 5 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 4.
The game was closed out by Fernando Rodney who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.