Brandon Morrow vs Jeff Niemann Battle Sees Tampa Bay Fall 3-2
Toronto got 6 1/3 innings of work from Brandon Morrow en route to a 3-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Wednesday at Tropicana Field.
Toronto won as a +113 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Brandon Morrow earned the victory for the Blue Jays, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 4, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Adam Lind in the win.
Tampa Bay got a 4-inning outing from Jeff Niemann in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 0 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Johnny Damon had 2 hits in the loss for the Rays.
Toronto enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-7 advantage in hits.
Frank Francisco pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.