Clay Buchholz vs Bartolo Colon Battle Sees New York Fall 5-4

Clay Buchholz vs Bartolo Colon Battle Sees New York Fall 5-4

Boston got 7 innings of work from Clay Buchholz en route to a 5-4 victory over New York on Friday at Yankee Stadium.

The Red Sox were a -102 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Clay Buchholz earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Adrian Gonzalez in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Bartolo Colon worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Curtis Granderson in a losing cause.

Boston outhit their counterparts 9-8 in the game.

The game was closed out by Jonathan Papelbon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.