Recap - Tampa Bay Defeats Los Angeles 3-2
Tampa Bay shook off a 11-strikeout performance by C.J. Wilson and still managed to post a 3-2 victory over the Angels on Wednesday at Tropicana Field.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by -104 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Jeremy Hellickson earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Ben Zobrist in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher C.J. Wilson worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 11 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Torii Hunter in a losing cause.
Los Angeles enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-6 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Fernando Rodney who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.