Tampa Bay Falls 9-1 to New York - Recap
R.A. Dickey reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 12 Rays en route to a 9-1 win over Tampa Bay on Wednesday at Tropicana Field.
New York won as a +142 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
R.A. Dickey earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 12, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Dan Murphy in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher David Price worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 1 hit from B.J. Upton in a losing cause.
New York outhit their counterparts 14-1 in the game.