Rick Porcello Tagged With Loss in Rays-Tigers Match
Detroit dropped a 3-1 decision at Tropicana Field on Sunday as Tampa Bay legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jeremy Hellickson.
Tampa Bay won as a -120 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got 6 innings from Jeremy Hellickson, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Jose Lobaton in the win.
Detroit got a 6-inning outing from Rick Porcello in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Omar Infante had 2 hits in the loss for the Tigers.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 9 hits, while Detroit only had 7.
Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Houston. Detroit will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.