Sonny Gray vs Alex Cobb Tilt Ends in Tampa Bay 5-2 Win
Tampa Bay needed extra innings to claim victory on Thursday, scoring late against Oakland for a 5-2 final at Tropicana Field.
The Rays were a -108 favorite in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 7.
Tampa Bay got 6 2/3 innings from Alex Cobb, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 6. Josh Lueke earned the victory, while the Rays got 3 RBIs from Sean Rodriguez in the win.
Oakland got a 8-inning outing from Sonny Gray in the loss. He gave up 1 earned runs, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while John Jaso had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 10 hits, while Oakland only had 6.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against Boston. Oakland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.