Tampa Bay Tops Kansas City 5-0 - Recap
Kansas City was unable to break through against the Tampa Bay pitching staff, losing 5-0 on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.
Tampa Bay was favored by -108 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Alex Cobb earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ben Zobrist in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Felipe Paulino worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Chris Getz in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-7 advantage in hits.
Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Oakland. Kansas City will aim to get back on the winning track at Boston.