Tampa Bay vs Baltimore Recap - Rays Over Orioles 5-2
Tampa Bay grabbed a 5-2 win over Baltimore on Monday, as Jeff Niemann was credited with a win at Camden Yards.
Tampa Bay won as a -138 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jeff Niemann earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Ben Zobrist in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Zach Britton worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from J.J. Hardy in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 11-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Joel Peralta who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.