Boston Downed 3-2 By Tampa Bay - Jon Lester Takes Loss
Boston dropped a 3-2 decision at Fenway Park on Tuesday as Tampa Bay legged out a win behind winning pitcher David Price.
Tampa Bay won as a +165 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got 7 2/3 innings from David Price, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Johnny Damon in the win.
Boston got a 7-inning outing from Jon Lester in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Jed Lowrie had 2 hits in the loss for the Red Sox.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 8 hits, while Boston only had 5.
Kyle Farnsworth pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.