Toronto Drops Boston 7-6 - Match Report
Toronto grabbed a 7-6 win over Boston on Friday, as Brett Cecil was credited with a win at Fenway Park.
Toronto was an underdog by +164 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Brett Cecil earned the victory for the Blue Jays, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 4, and allowing 2 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Corey Patterson in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Clay Buchholz worked 5 innings, giving up 3 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Dustin Pedroia in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 8 hits, while Boston only had 5.
Jon Rauch pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.