Rays cruise past A’s
Carlos Pena belted two home runs in leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 8-2 win over the Oakland A’s in the opener of a three-game series at Oakland Coliiseum.
The Rays won the game as -130 favorites, while the game’s 10 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8).
Pena went 2-for-5 at the plate with four RBIs for the Rays. Scott Kazmir went six innings on the mound for the win, allowing just two hits in collecting his third victory.
Jack Hanrahan homered in a losing effort for the A’s. Trevor Cahill gave up eight hits and seven runs in under three innings in the loss.