Jason Hammel vs David Price Battle Sees Baltimore Fall 5-4
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 18 as Baltimore was handed a 5-4 defeat against Tampa Bay on Friday at Tropicana Field.
The Rays were a -180 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Tampa Bay got 5 innings from David Price, who gave up 2 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 4. Jeremy Hellickson earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from David DeJesus in the win.
Baltimore got a 5-inning outing from Jason Hammel in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Adam Jones had 2 hits in the loss for the Orioles.
Tampa Bay enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 14-12 advantage in hits.