Ivan Nova Tagged With Loss in Yankees-Rays Match
Tampa Bay got 6 innings of work from Chris Archer en route to a 3-1 victory over New York on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.
Tampa Bay won as a +104 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chris Archer earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from James Loney in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Ivan Nova worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Brett Gardner in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 9 hits, while New York only had 7.
Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Toronto. New York will aim to get back on the winning track vs Texas.