Tampa Bay vs Oakland Final: 5-0 - Recap
Oakland was unable to break through against the Tampa Bay pitching staff, losing 5-0 on Thursday at Tropicana Field.
The Rays were a -187 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Tampa Bay got 9 innings from Alex Cobb, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Matthew Joyce in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Tyson Ross worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Stephen Drew in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-4 advantage in hits.