Boston vs New York Wrap - Boston Wins 7-5
|Boston vs New York Wrap - Boston Wins 7-5|
New York dropped a 7-5 decision at Yankee Stadium on Sunday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jon Lester.
Boston won as a -130 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 6 innings from Jon Lester, who gave up 4 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 3 RBIs from Kevin Youkilis in the win.
New York got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Freddy Garcia in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Mark Teixeira had 2 hits in the loss for the Yankees.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-6 advantage in hits.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Baltimore looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Tampa Bay.