Game Wrap - Cleveland 8-3 Victors Over Red Sox
Boston dropped an 8-3 decision at Fenway Park on Thursday as Cleveland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Derek Lowe.
Cleveland won as a +133 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Derek Lowe earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 9 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Michael Brantley in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Josh Beckett worked 2 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adrian Gonzalez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 12 hits, while Boston only had 10.