Alfredo Aceves Earns Win in Tampa Bay vs Boston Game

Jeff Niemann struck out 10 Boston batters, but it wasn't enough as the Red Sox defeated Tampa Bay 1-0 in MLB action Sunday.

The Red Sox were a -136 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Boston got 8 innings from Josh Beckett, who gave up 0 earned runs on 1 hit, while striking out 6. Alfredo Aceves earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 1 RBI from Dustin Pedroia in the win.

Tampa Bay got an 8-inning outing from Jeff Niemann in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 2 walks and 2 hits in his time on the mound, while Johnny Damon had 1 hit in the loss for the Rays.

Boston outhit their counterparts 5-3 in the game.

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 on the road to face Baltimore looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face New York.