Luis Perez vs Tommy Hunter Battle Sees Baltimore Fall 8-6
|Luis Perez vs Tommy Hunter Battle Sees Baltimore Fall 8-6|
Toronto got 2/3 innings of work from Shawn Camp en route to an 8-6 victory over Baltimore on Thursday at Camden Yards.
Bettors who backed the Blue Jays were rewarded as -108 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Toronto got 5 innings from Luis Perez, who gave up 5 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 6. Shawn Camp earned the victory, while the Blue Jays got 2 RBIs from Yunel Escobar in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Tommy Hunter worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Vladimir Guerrero in a losing cause.
Toronto enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-7 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Frank Francisco who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Toronto looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against New York. Baltimore will aim to get back on the winning track at Tampa Bay.