Rays edge Orioles
|Rays edge Orioles|
Pat Burrell's sacrifice fly on the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Tampa Bay Rays past the Baltimore Orioles 7-6 on Monday night.
Tampa Bay cashed as -230 home favorites, while the teams played OVER the 9.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.
Willy Aybar hit a pinch-hit, three-run blast for the Rays, as Lance Cormier picked up the win in relief of starter Jeff Niemann for Tampa Bay.
Melvin Mora was 2-for-5 with two runs batted in for Baltimore, while Chris Ray was handed the loss after coming into the game after Orioles starter Mark Hendrickson.