Lucas Harrell Tagged With Loss in Rays-Astros Match
Houston dropped a 4-3 decision at Tropicana Field on Saturday as Tampa Bay legged out a win behind winning pitcher Fausto Carmona.
Tampa Bay won as a -260 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Fausto Carmona earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Luke Scott in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Castro in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-6 advantage in hits.
Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.