Game Wrap - Cincinnati 4-3 Victors Over Rays
Tampa Bay wasted a 10-effort from James Shields and fell 4-3 on Wednesday against Cincinnati at Tropicana Field.
Cincinnati was an underdog by +162 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Cincinnati got 6 1/3 innings from Edinson Volquez, who gave up 3 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 3 RBIs from Ryan Hanigan in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher James Shields worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 10 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Johnny Damon in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 7 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 5.
Francisco Cordero pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Cincinnati takes its act home to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face St. Louis.