Cleveland Downed 7-1 By Tampa Bay - Zach McAllister Takes Loss
Tampa Bay got 6 innings of work from Erik Bedard en route to a 7-1 victory over Cleveland on Saturday at Tropicana Field.
Tampa Bay won as a -122 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Erik Bedard earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 3, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from James Loney in the win.
Cleveland got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Zach McAllister in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Lonnie Chisenhall had 1 hit in the loss for the Indians.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 10 hits, while Cleveland only had 3.