Boston vs Tampa Bay Final: 7-3 - Recap
|Boston vs Tampa Bay Final: 7-3 - Recap|
Boston grabbed a 7-3 win over Tampa Bay on Sunday, as Josh Beckett was credited with a win at Tropicana Field.
Boston won as a +105 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 6 innings from Josh Beckett, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Will Middlebrooks in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher James Shields worked 5 innings, giving up 11 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Ben Zobrist in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 14-10 in the game.
Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Tampa Bay will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cleveland.