Tampa Bay Drops Boston 2-1 - Match Report
Tampa Bay got a 2-1 victory over Boston on Thursday, with Brandon Gomes earning the victory and helping Rays moneyline bettors cash out.
Tampa Bay won as a +151 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got 4 2/3 innings from Cesar Ramos, who gave up 1 earned run on 1 hit, while striking out 6. Brandon Gomes earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from David DeJesus in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Jake Peavy worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Dustin Pedroia in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 6-4 in the game.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.