Jeremy Hellickson vs Wei-Yin Chen Battle Sees Tampa Bay Fall 4-2
Baltimore got a 4-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Wednesday, with Wei-Yin Chen earning the victory and helping Orioles moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Orioles were rewarded as -121 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Baltimore got 7 innings from Wei-Yin Chen, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Orioles got 2 RBIs from Adam Jones in the win.
Tampa Bay got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Jeremy Hellickson in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Ben Zobrist had 2 hits in the loss for the Rays.
The battle of the bats favored Baltimore as they had 8 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 7.
Tommy Hunter pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Baltimore takes its act home to face Oakland looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face New York.