Alex Cobb vs Justin Masterson Tilt Ends in Tampa Bay 10-3 Win
Tampa Bay grabbed a 10-3 win over Cleveland on Friday, as Alex Cobb was credited with a win at Progressive Field.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by +135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Alex Cobb earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Ben Zobrist in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Justin Masterson worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Shin-Soo Choo in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 13 hits, while Cleveland only had 9.