Tampa Bay vs Oakland Game Final 8-1 - Fausto Carmona Earns Win
Tampa Bay grabbed an 8-1 win over Oakland on Sunday, as Fausto Carmona was credited with a win at Tropicana Field.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Tampa Bay got 6 innings from Fausto Carmona, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Yunel Escobar in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Tom Milone worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Coco Crisp in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-3 advantage in hits.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Oakland, they head on the road to face Boston.