Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Recap - Rays Over Red Sox 8-5
Tampa Bay moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 8-5 win against the Boston Red Sox at Tropicana Field.
The Rays were a -121 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Tampa Bay got 6 innings from Jake Odorizzi, who gave up 1 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 5. J Peralta earned the victory, while the Rays got 3 RBIs from Sean Rodriguez in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Brandon Workman worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from A.J. Pierzynski in a losing cause.
The game was closed out by Grant Balfour who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against Toronto. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Atlanta.