Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Recap - Yankees Over Rays 4-2
New York got a 4-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Sunday, with Hiroki Kuroda earning the victory and helping Yankees moneyline bettors cash out.
New York was an underdog by -104 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.
Hiroki Kuroda earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Brett Gardner in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson worked 5 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matthew Joyce in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 8 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 5.
The game was closed out by David Robertson who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
New York heads into a battle against Houston. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.