Tampa Bay Tops Florida 2-1 - Recap
Florida struck out 10 times against James Shields in losing 2-1 to Tampa Bay on Sunday at Tropicana Field.
Tampa Bay was favored by -200 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Tampa Bay got 9 innings from James Shields, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 1 RBI from Ben Zobrist in the win.
Florida got a 7-inning outing from Chris Volstad in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 4 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Dewayne Wise had 1 hit in the loss for the Marlins.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 8 hits, while Florida only had 4.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act on the road to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For Florida, they head home to face Los Angeles.