Tampa Bay Drops Minnesota 5-2 - Match Report
Tampa Bay got a 5-2 victory over Minnesota on Friday, with Wade Davis earning the victory and helping Rays moneyline bettors cash out.
Tampa Bay won as a -129 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Wade Davis earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Johnny Damon in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Nick Blackburn worked 6 innings, giving up 10 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Denard Span in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 13-4 in the game.
The game was closed out by Kyle Farnsworth who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.