Los Angeles Downed 5-4 By Toronto - Fernando Rodney Takes Loss
Toronto scored 1 run in the 10 to edge Los Angeles 5-4 on Sunday at Rogers Centre.
Bettors who backed the Blue Jays were rewarded as +117 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Jon Rauch earned the victory for the Blue Jays, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Eric Thames in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Dan Haren worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Peter Bourjos in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 10 hits, while Los Angeles only had 6.
Toronto looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Seattle. Los Angeles will aim to get back on the winning track vs Texas.