Boston vs New York Wrap - Boston Wins 4-1
|Boston vs New York Wrap - Boston Wins 4-1|
New York dropped a 4-1 decision at Yankee Stadium on Saturday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jon Lester.
Boston was an underdog by -101 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Jon Lester earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Adrian Gonzalez in the win.
New York's starting pitcher David Phelps worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Nick Swisher in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 10-7 in the game.
Alfredo Aceves pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.