Tampa Bay vs Cleveland Game Final 7-6 - Joel Peralta Earns Win
Tampa Bay grabbed a 7-6 win over Cleveland on Sunday, as Joel Peralta was credited with a win at Progressive Field.
Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as -102 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Tampa Bay got 7 innings from James Shields, who gave up 4 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 5. Joel Peralta earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Luke Scott in the win.
Cleveland got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Zach McAllister in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 3 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Michael Brantley had 3 hits in the loss for the Indians.
Cleveland outhit their counterparts 13-9 in the game.
Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Boston. Cleveland will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.