New York Tops Tampa Bay 4-2 - Recap
Tampa Bay dropped a 4-2 decision at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Luis Ayala.
New York was an underdog by +139 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
New York got 2 2/3 innings from Hector Noesi, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 2. Luis Ayala earned the victory, while the Yankees got 2 RBIs from Robinson Cano in the win.
Tampa Bay got a 7 1/3-inning outing from James Shields in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while B.J. Upton had 2 hits in the loss for the Rays.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 9-7 in the game.
Mariano Rivera pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.