Tampa Bay vs Toronto Game Final 6-5 - Jeff Niemann Earns Win
|Tampa Bay vs Toronto Game Final 6-5 - Jeff Niemann Earns Win|
Tampa Bay grabbed a 6-5 win over Toronto on Saturday, as Jeff Niemann was credited with a win at Rogers Centre.
Tampa Bay won as a -126 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got 6 1/3 innings from Jeff Niemann, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 3 RBIs from B.J. Upton in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Luis Perez worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Eric Thames in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 12-7 in the game.
The game was closed out by Joel Peralta who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.