Toronto vs Tampa Bay Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 7-6
Tampa Bay needed extra innings to claim victory on Thursday, scoring late against Toronto for a 7-6 final at Tropicana Field.
The Rays were a -113 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Brandon Gomes earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Evan Longoria in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Brett Cecil worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Adam Lind in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 12-10 in the game.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face Oakland looking for another win. For Toronto, they head on the road to face Baltimore.