Tampa Bay vs Toronto Final: 9-4 - Recap
|Tampa Bay vs Toronto Final: 9-4 - Recap|
Tampa Bay grabbed a 9-4 win over Toronto on Thursday, as Jeremy Hellickson was credited with a win at Rogers Centre.
Tampa Bay won as a +118 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got 5 2/3 innings from Jeremy Hellickson, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 4 RBIs from Evan Longoria in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Edwin Encarnacion in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 10 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 9.
Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Minnesota. Toronto will aim to get back on the winning track at Kansas City.