Tampa Bay Drops Cleveland 4-2 - Match Report
Tampa Bay moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 4-2 win against the Cleveland Indians at Tropicana Field.
Tampa Bay was favored by -156 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Matt Moore earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 5, and allowing 3 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Carlos Pena in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Josh Tomlin worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Shin-Soo Choo in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-4 advantage in hits.
Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.