Tampa Bay Drops Cincinnati 2-1 - Match Report
David Price struck out 10 batters as Tampa Bay defeated Cincinnati 2-1 in baseball wagering action Friday at Great American Ball Park.
Tampa Bay won as a -118 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got 8 1/3 innings from David Price, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 1 RBI from Matthew Joyce in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Johnny Cueto worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brandon Phillips in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 6 hits, while Cincinnati only had 4.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.