Tampa Bay Downed 5-3 By New York - James Shields Takes Loss
New York moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of a 5-3 win against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium.
New York was an underdog by -103 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
New York got 6 innings from Ivan Nova, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 2 RBIs from Curtis Granderson in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher James Shields worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Desmond Jennings in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 8 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 7.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.