Tampa Bay vs Minnesota Final: 12-5 - Recap
|Tampa Bay vs Minnesota Final: 12-5 - Recap|
Minnesota dropped a 12-5 decision at Target Field on Wednesday as Tampa Bay legged out a win behind winning pitcher J.P. Howell.
Tampa Bay won as a +101 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got 5 innings from Wade Davis, who gave up 3 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 1. J.P. Howell earned the victory, while the Rays got 4 RBIs from Evan Longoria in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Francisco Liriano worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Tsuyoshi Nishioka in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against New York. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.