Boston vs Tampa Bay Recap - Red Sox Over Rays 7-5
|Boston vs Tampa Bay Recap - Red Sox Over Rays 7-5|
Tampa Bay dropped a 7-5 decision at Tropicana Field on Tuesday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Felix Doubront.
The Red Sox were a +154 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Boston got 6 innings from Felix Doubront, who gave up 3 earned runs on 1 hit, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Ryan Lavarnway in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson worked 4 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ben Zobrist in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 9 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 3.
Andrew Bailey pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.