Baltimore vs Tampa Bay Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 5-1
Alex Cobb reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 12 Orioles en route to a 5-1 win over Baltimore on Saturday at Tropicana Field.
Tampa Bay was favored by -145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Alex Cobb earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 8 1/3 innings of work, striking out 12, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Desmond Jennings in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez worked 6 innings, giving up 2 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Nate McLouth in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 7 hits, while Baltimore only had 5.