Recap - Tampa Bay Defeats Florida 5-1
Tampa Bay moneyline bettors cashed on Friday courtesy of a 5-1 win against the Florida Marlins at Tropicana Field.
Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as -140 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Tampa Bay got 6 innings from Wade Davis, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 4 RBIs from Sean Rodriguez in the win.
Florida got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Brad Hand in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 3 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Gaby Sanchez had 2 hits in the loss for the Marlins.
The game was closed out by Kyle Farnsworth who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.