Game Wrap - Tampa Bay 12-3 Victors Over Angels
Tampa Bay got a 12-3 victory over Los Angeles on Friday, with James Shields earning the victory and helping Rays moneyline bettors cash out.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by +142 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Tampa Bay got 6 innings from James Shields, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 3 RBIs from B.J. Upton in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Jered Weaver worked 3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 9 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Torii Hunter in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 17 hits, while Los Angeles only had 10.