St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) - Jeremy Hellickson prevailed in a
pitching duel with Oakland's Jarrod Parker, as the Tampa Bay Rays came away
with a 1-0 win over the Athletics in the middle test of a three-game series.
Hellickson (1-1) scattered three hits, all singles, walked one and struck out
six over seven strong innings.
Tampa Bay has won back-to-back games for only the second time this season.
Parker (0-3) allowed only a Matt Joyce home run and five other hits in a
season-high 6 1/3 innings. He lasted just 3 1/3 innings in each of his
previous two outings.
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