Recap - Boston Defeats Chicago 15-5
|Recap - Boston Defeats Chicago 15-5|
Boston scored early and often on Friday, sprinting to a lead and into double figures with a 15-5 win over Chicago.
The Red Sox were a -255 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Boston got 6 innings from Jon Lester, who gave up 5 earned runs on 12 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 4 RBIs from Adrian Gonzalez in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Doug Davis worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Jeff Baker in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 19 hits, while Chicago only had 12.
Scott Atchison pitched the final 3 innings for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.