Wade Davis vs Ricky Romero Tilt Ends in Toronto 7-3 Win
Toronto pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Johnny Damon but still escaped with a 7-3 victory on Monday at Rogers Centre.
The Blue Jays were a -140 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Ricky Romero earned the victory for the Blue Jays, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 4, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jose Bautista in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Wade Davis worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Johnny Damon in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 14 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 7.
Toronto looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Baltimore. Tampa Bay will aim to get back on the winning track at Texas.