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Recap - Tampa Bay Defeats New York 5-3

New York dropped a 5-3 decision at Tropicana Field on Saturday as Tampa Bay legged out a win behind winning pitcher Pete Fairbanks.

Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as +115 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.

Tampa Bay got 1 innings from Andrew Kittredge, who gave up 0 earned runs on 0 hits, while striking out 0. Pete Fairbanks earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Kevan Smith in the win.

New York got a 0.1-inning outing from Luis Avilan in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 2 walks and 1 hits in his time on the mound, while Luke Voit had 2 hits in the loss for the Yankees.

New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 8-5 advantage in hits.

The game was closed out by Nick Nelson who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.