Tampa Bay vs Toronto Final: 7-2 - Recap
|Tampa Bay vs Toronto Final: 7-2 - Recap|
Tampa Bay grabbed a 7-2 win over Toronto on Thursday, as Chris Archer was credited with a win at Tropicana Field.
Tampa Bay was favored by -148 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Tampa Bay got 6 innings from Chris Archer, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 3 RBIs from Evan Longoria in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Brandon Morrow worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Maicer Izturis in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-5 advantage in hits.
Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Texas. Toronto will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.