Joel Peralta Earns Win in Tampa Bay vs Los Angeles Game

James Shields struck out 12 batters as Tampa Bay defeated Los Angeles 2-1 in baseball wagering action Saturday at Tropicana Field.

Tampa Bay was favored by -165 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Tampa Bay got 8 innings from James Shields, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 12. Joel Peralta earned the victory, while the Rays got 1 RBI from Matthew Joyce in the win.

Los Angeles' starting pitcher Joel Pineiro worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Howie Kendrick in a losing cause.