Rays fend off Orioles

Rays fend off Orioles

Ben Zobrist belted a three-run homer to help the Tampa Bay Rays hold off the Baltimore Orioles for a 5-3 victory Wednesday night at Tropicana Field.

Tampa Bay won the game as -220 favorites, while the eight runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9).

Carl Crawford also hit a home run for the Rays. James Shields went eight innings for the win, allowing six hits and three runs.

Ty Wigginton smacked a two-run homer for the Orioles. David Hernandez surrendered seven hits and five runs over 4 1-3 innings.