Kyle McClellan vs Jeff Niemann Tilt Ends in Tampa Bay 5-1 Win
Tampa Bay moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of a 5-1 win against the St. Louis Cardinals at Tropicana Field.
The Rays were a -127 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Tampa Bay got 6 innings from Jeff Niemann, who gave up 1 earned run on 9 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 3 RBIs from Casey Kotchman in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Kyle McClellan worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from David Freese in a losing cause.