Toronto Downed 5-4 By Tampa Bay - Takes Loss
Tampa Bay needed extra innings to claim victory on Thursday, scoring late against Toronto for a 5-4 final at Tropicana Field.
The Rays were a -150 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
earned the victory for the Rays, throwing innings of work, striking out , walking , and allowing hits and earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Evan Longoria in the win.
Toronto got a 6-inning outing from R.A. Dickey in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 5 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Rajai Davis had 2 hits in the loss for the Blue Jays.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 9 hits, while Toronto only had 8.
Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against San Diego. Toronto will aim to get back on the winning track at Boston.