Kyle Lohse vs Jeremy Hellickson Tilt Ends in Tampa Bay 8-3 Win
Tampa Bay grabbed an 8-3 win over St. Louis on Sunday, as Jeremy Hellickson was credited with a win at Tropicana Field.
The Rays were a -142 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Jeremy Hellickson earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Johnny Damon in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Kyle Lohse worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Ryan Theriot in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 12-6 in the game.
Kyle Farnsworth pitched the final 1 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Minnesota. St. Louis will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cincinnati.