ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Alex Cobb tamed the Blue Jays on one run over seven innings Wednesday, staking the Tampa Bay Rays to a 3-2 decision over Toronto.
Cobb (6-8) didn't issue a walk and struck out seven in the performance, in which 72 of his 102 pitches were strikes. The right-hander was nicked for five hits.
Tampa Bay scored all three of its runs in the third inning on RBI from B.J. Upton and Jeff Keppinger.
Carlos Villanueva (6-2) was tagged with the defeat, surrendering three runs on six hits through six full frames for the Blue Jays.
David Cooper homered for Toronto.