Brian Matusz Earns Win in Baltimore vs Tampa Bay Game
Tampa Bay dropped a 5-3 decision at Camden Yards on Saturday as Baltimore legged out a win behind winning pitcher Brian Matusz.
Baltimore was an underdog by +118 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Brian Matusz earned the victory for the Orioles, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Adam Jones in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Matt Moore worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Sean Rodriguez in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 7-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Jim Johnson who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.