Wei-Yin Chen vs Alex Cobb Tilt Ends in Tampa Bay 5-3 Win
Baltimore dropped a 5-3 decision at Tropicana Field on Monday as Tampa Bay legged out a win behind winning pitcher Alex Cobb.
The Rays were a -142 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Tampa Bay got 7 innings from Alex Cobb, who gave up 1 earned run on 2 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Chris Gimenez in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from J.J. Hardy in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 7 hits, while Baltimore only had 6.
The game was closed out by Fernando Rodney who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.