Tampa Bay vs Kansas City Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 1-0
Tampa Bay's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Kansas City scoreless in a 1-0 victory on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium.
Tampa Bay was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Tampa Bay got 7 innings from Chris Archer, who gave up 0 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. Joel Peralta earned the victory, while the Rays got 1 RBI from James Loney in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Yordano Ventura worked 6 innings, giving up 2 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Norichika Aoki in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 9 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 4.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.