Tampa Bay Falls 5-4 Against New York - Game Recap
New York moneyline bettors cashed on Monday courtesy of a 5-4 win against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.
New York was favored by -138 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
New York got 5 1/3 innings from A.J. Burnett, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 4. David Robertson earned the victory, while the Yankees got 1 RBI from Mark Teixeira in the win.
Tampa Bay got a 6-inning outing from Alex Cobb in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 4 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Casey Kotchman had 2 hits in the loss for the Rays.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 9 hits, while New York only had 8.
Mariano Rivera pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.