Bartolo Colon Tagged With Loss in Rays-Yankees Match
Tampa Bay got 7 innings of work from Jeremy Hellickson en route to a 3-2 victory over New York on Tuesday at Tropicana Field.
Tampa Bay won as a -104 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jeremy Hellickson earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Johnny Damon in the win.
New York got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Bartolo Colon in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Mark Teixeira had 2 hits in the loss for the Yankees.
Joel Peralta pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.