Tampa Bay Rays vs. Oakland Athletics - 9/15/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oakland Athletics (90-58) at Tampa Bay Rays (80-66)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 6:10 pm (Tropicana Field)
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The Line: Tampa Bay Rays / Oakland Athletics --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: NBC Sports-California
Saturday MLB pits the Oakland Athletics at the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Oakland Athletics turned to their pitching Friday to squeeze out a 2-1, ten inning victory at Tampa Bay. Oakland starter Edwin Jackson gave up a lone run over five frames while five relievers put up zeros.
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The Athletics offense did their damage on three hits and a pair of BB with Kris Davis hammering his 42nd long ball while Matt Olson singled in Matt Chapman.
Please check back when Oakland names a starter.
The Tampa Bay Rays never found their offense in an extra inning loss to visiting Oakland on Friday. Tampa Bay used nine relievers with Jaime Schultz serving up a solo bomb in the 10th to get the loss.
The Rays were held to six hits and walked four times with Joey Wendle knocking n Tommy Pham in the 4th inning.
Tampa Bay has not listed a pitcher for Friday’s matchup but it will likely several relievers.
Over is 9-3 in Oakland last 12 overall and under is 6-2-1 in Oakland last 9 Friday games and Oakland are 55-22 in their last 77 overall. Tampa Bay are 20-6 in their last 26 overall and are 39-12 in their last 51 games on astroturf and are 13-4 in their last 17 games following a win. Oakland are 2-6 in the last 8 meetings.
Both teams will likely pitch nothing but relievers so this game might be better to bypass…