Tampa Bay Tops Baltimore 5-4 - Recap
Baltimore dropped a 5-4 decision at Tropicana Field on Monday as Tampa Bay legged out a win behind winning pitcher Joel Peralta.
Tampa Bay won as a -121 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got 4 1/3 innings from Chris Archer, who gave up 4 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 7. Joel Peralta earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Wil Myers in the win.
Baltimore got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Wei-Yin Chen in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Manny Machado had 2 hits in the loss for the Orioles.
Baltimore enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-9 advantage in hits.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Baltimore, they head home to face Toronto.