Anibal Sanchez vs James Shields Tilt Ends in Miami 4-3 Win
|Anibal Sanchez vs James Shields Tilt Ends in Miami 4-3 Win|
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 15 as Tampa Bay was handed a 4-3 defeat against Miami on Saturday at Tropicana Field.
Miami won as a +128 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Miami got 6 1/3 innings from Anibal Sanchez, who gave up 3 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 6. Ryan Webb earned the victory, while the Marlins got 2 RBIs from Jose Reyes in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher James Shields worked 7 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Pena in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Miami as they had 13 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 9.
The game was closed out by Heath Bell who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.