Recap - Boston Defeats Toronto 4-1
|Recap - Boston Defeats Toronto 4-1|
Toronto dropped a 4-1 decision at Fenway Park on Saturday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Josh Beckett.
Boston won as a -215 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 7 innings from Josh Beckett, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Jed Lowrie in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Jo-Jo Reyes worked 3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Aaron Hill in a losing cause.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-4 advantage in hits.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.