Tampa Bay vs Detroit Final: 3-0 - Recap
Tampa Bay's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Detroit scoreless in a 3-0 victory on Wednesday at Comerica Park.
Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as +134 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Tampa Bay got 7 2/3 innings from Alex Cobb, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 7. Joel Peralta earned the victory, while the Rays got 1 RBI from Matthew Joyce in the win.
Detroit got an 8 1/3-inning outing from Doug Fister in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Avila had 2 hits in the loss for the Tigers.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 8 hits, while Detroit only had 6.
The game was closed out by Fernando Rodney who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.