Tampa Bay vs Detroit Recap - Tigers Over Rays 7-6
Tampa Bay pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Alex Avila and it cost them dearly in a 7-6 loss on Tuesday at Comerica Park.
The Tigers were a -165 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Detroit got 6 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 6 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 2. Alberto Alburquerque earned the victory, while the Tigers got 3 RBIs from Miguel Cabrera in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Wade Davis worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Matthew Joyce in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 12-10 in the game.
Joaquin Benoit pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.