C.C. Sabathia vs Alex Cobb Tilt Ends in Tampa Bay 8-3 Win
New York dropped an 8-3 decision at Tropicana Field on Sunday as Tampa Bay legged out a win behind winning pitcher Alex Cobb.
Tampa Bay won as a -120 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got 8 1/3 innings from Alex Cobb, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Sean Rodriguez in the win.
New York's starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Robinson Cano in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face Miami looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face New York.