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Daisuke Matsuzaka Earns Win in Los Angeles vs Boston Game

Boston got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 5-0 victory over Los Angeles on Saturday at Angel Stadium.

Boston was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Boston got 8 innings from Daisuke Matsuzaka, who gave up 0 earned runs on 1 hit, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Kevin Youkilis in the win.

Los Angeles' starting pitcher Ervin Santana worked 7 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Erick Aybar in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 11 hits, while Los Angeles only had 2.