Boston vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 4-1
Ichiro Suzuki swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs as his Yankees defeated Boston 4-1 at Yankee Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Yankees were rewarded as -168 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Hiroki Kuroda earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ichiro Suzuki in the win.
Boston got a 6-inning outing from Josh Beckett in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Carl Crawford had 1 hit in the loss for the Red Sox.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 8 hits, while Boston only had 5.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Boston, they head home to face Los Angeles.