Toronto Falls 5-4 to Tampa Bay - Recap
James Shields reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Blue Jays en route to a 5-4 win over Toronto on Wednesday at Tropicana Field.
Tampa Bay was favored by -124 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Jacob McGee earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Drew Sutton in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Ricky Romero worked 6 innings, giving up 2 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Bautista in a losing cause.
Toronto outhit their counterparts 10-7 in the game.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Toronto, they head on the road to face Texas.