Clay Buchholz vs David Price Tilt Ends in Boston 4-2 Win
Tampa Bay dropped a 4-2 decision at Tropicana Field on Thursday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Clay Buchholz.
Boston won as a +113 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 5 innings from Clay Buchholz, who gave up 1 earned run on 2 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 1 RBI from Darnell McDonald in the win.
Tampa Bay got a 5-inning outing from David Price in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 5 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Casey Kotchman had 2 hits in the loss for the Rays.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face Florida.