Tampa Bay Drops Boston 5-3 - Match Report
Tampa Bay got a 5-3 victory over Boston on Tuesday, with Matt Moore earning the victory and helping Rays moneyline bettors cash out.
Tampa Bay won as a -130 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Matt Moore earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Matthew Joyce in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher John Lackey worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Dustin Pedroia in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 11-3 in the game.
Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.