Jason Hammel vs Chris Archer Battle Sees Baltimore Fall 2-1
Tampa Bay moneyline bettors cashed on Friday courtesy of a 2-1 win against the Baltimore Orioles at Tropicana Field.
Tampa Bay was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Tampa Bay got 7 innings from Chris Archer, who gave up 1 earned run on 2 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Desmond Jennings in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Jason Hammel worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Manny Machado in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-2 advantage in hits.
Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.