Baltimore vs Tampa Bay Final: 6-3 - Recap
|Baltimore vs Tampa Bay Final: 6-3 - Recap|
Tampa Bay dropped a 6-3 decision at Tropicana Field on Thursday as Baltimore legged out a win behind winning pitcher Miguel Gonzalez.
Bettors who backed the Orioles were rewarded as +101 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Baltimore got 6 1/3 innings from Miguel Gonzalez, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Orioles got 4 RBIs from Chris Davis in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Fausto Carmona worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Evan Longoria in a losing cause.
Baltimore enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.
Jim Johnson pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Baltimore looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Minnesota. Tampa Bay will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cleveland.