Wade Miley vs Jeremy Hellickson Tilt Ends in Arizona 7-0 Win
Tampa Bay was unable to break through against the Arizona pitching staff, losing 7-0 on Wednesday at Tropicana Field.
Arizona was an underdog by +170 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Wade Miley earned the victory for the Diamondbacks, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 5, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Eric Chavez in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ben Zobrist in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Arizona as they had 14 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 3.
Arizona looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Texas. Tampa Bay will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Francisco.