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Boston Downed 5-3 By Tampa Bay - Clay Buchholz Takes Loss

Boston Downed 5-3 By Tampa Bay - Clay Buchholz Takes Loss

Tampa Bay got 7 1/3 innings of work from David Price en route to a 5-3 victory over Boston on Saturday at Tropicana Field.

The Rays were a -164 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Tampa Bay got 7 1/3 innings from David Price, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 1 RBI from Elliot Johnson in the win.

Boston got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Clay Buchholz in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Jacoby Ellsbury had 2 hits in the loss for the Red Sox.

Boston outhit their counterparts 7-5 in the game.

Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.