Alex Cobb vs Jarrod Parker Tilt Ends in Tampa Bay 4-1 Win
Oakland dropped a 4-1 decision at O.co Coliseum on Wednesday as Tampa Bay legged out a win behind winning pitcher Alex Cobb.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by +108 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Tampa Bay got 7 innings from Alex Cobb, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Carlos Pena in the win.
Oakland got a 6-inning outing from Jarrod Parker in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 3 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Yoenis Cespedes had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 10 hits, while Oakland only had 5.
Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Baltimore. Oakland will aim to get back on the winning track vs Toronto.