New York Falls 8-3 Against Boston - Game Recap
New York dropped an 8-3 decision at Yankee Stadium on Thursday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Josh Beckett.
Boston was an underdog by +135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Boston got 7 innings from Josh Beckett, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Adrian Gonzalez in the win.
New York got a 6 2/3-inning outing from C.C. Sabathia in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Jorge Posada had 2 hits in the loss for the Yankees.
Boston outhit their counterparts 12-6 in the game.
Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Cleveland.