Charlie Morton strikes out 12 as Rays beat Baltimore

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Charlie Morton allowed 1 run on 4 hits with 12 strikeouts and 1 walk over seven innings in a 6-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday.

What It Means:

Morton set a season-high in strikeouts while recording his second double-digit effort of the year. The blemish came via a solo bomb while the other hits were singles. He's 9-2 through 18 starts, with a 2.36 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 132 strikeouts, and 35 walks over 107 innings.

Morton scored a season-best 64.0 FanDuel points in the victory. numberFire's models expect him to twirl a 3.13 ERA and 1.13 WHIP with 113 K and 31 BB over the rest of the season.