Tampa Bay Falls 6-2 to New York - Recap
New York used a 2-HR day from Alex Rodriguez on Tuesday at Tropicana Field as the Yankees defeated Tampa Bay 6-2 in baseball action.
New York was an underdog by +135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Ivan Nova earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Alex Rodriguez in the win.
Tampa Bay got a 7-inning outing from James Shields in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Johnny Damon had 3 hits in the loss for the Rays.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 12 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 6.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Baltimore. Tampa Bay will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.