Game Wrap - Tampa Bay 6-5 Victors Over Red Sox
Tampa Bay got a 6-5 victory over Boston on Thursday, with Jacob McGee earning the victory and helping Rays moneyline bettors cash out.
The Rays were a +102 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Tampa Bay got 4 2/3 innings from Chris Archer, who gave up 5 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 3. Jacob McGee earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Sean Rodriguez in the win.
Boston got a 6-inning outing from Felix Doubront in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Shane Victorino had 2 hits in the loss for the Red Sox.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 10-6 in the game.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against New York. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Oakland.