Toronto vs Boston Recap - Blue Jays Over Red Sox 9-6
David Ortiz swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs but it wasn't enough as Blue Jays defeated Boston 9-6 at Fenway Park.
Toronto was an underdog by +142 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 10.5.
Henderson Alvarez earned the victory for the Blue Jays, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Colby Rasmus in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Felix Doubront worked 6 innings, giving up 11 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Dustin Pedroia in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 13 hits, while Boston only had 9.
Casey Janssen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.