Tampa Bay vs Miami Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 5-2
Tampa Bay grabbed a 5-2 win over Miami on Thursday, as A Colome was credited with a win at Marlins Park.
Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as -142 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Tampa Bay got 5 2/3 innings from A Colome, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Ben Zobrist in the win.
Miami got a 6 2/3-inning outing from Ricky Nolasco in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 4 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Chris Coghlan had 1 hit in the loss for the Marlins.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 6 hits, while Miami only had 5.
Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Cleveland. Miami will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.