John Lackey Earns Win in Los Angeles vs Boston Game
Los Angeles couldn't get its offense rolling against John Lackey in a 7-0 loss to Boston in baseball action on Sunday.
Boston was favored by -127 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
John Lackey earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Adrian Gonzalez in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Matt Palmer worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Peter Bourjos in a losing cause.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-6 advantage in hits.
Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face Baltimore looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Oakland.