New York Tops Tampa Bay 7-5 - Recap
New York got 7 innings of work from C.C. Sabathia en route to a 7-5 victory over Tampa Bay on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees were a -144 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
C.C. Sabathia earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Zoilo Almonte in the win.
Tampa Bay got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Alex Colome in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 5 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Wil Myers had 3 hits in the loss for the Rays.
The game was closed out by Mariano Rivera who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.