Tampa Bay vs Toronto Game Final 3-0 - Jeremy Hellickson Earns Win
Tampa Bay's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Toronto scoreless in a 3-0 victory on Sunday at Tropicana Field.
Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as -235 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Tampa Bay got 5 2/3 innings from Jeremy Hellickson, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Evan Longoria in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Chad Jenkins worked 5 innings, giving up 2 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Yunel Escobar in a losing cause.
The game was closed out by Fernando Rodney who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
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 Baltimore.