Brandon Morrow Tagged With Loss in Blue Jays-Red Sox Match
Boston went on a scoring spree on Saturday at Rogers Centre, running up a 16-4 win against Toronto and throwing fear into UNDER bettors in baseball betting action.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as +116 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
John Lackey earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Jason Varitek in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Brandon Morrow worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 9 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adam Lind in a losing cause.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 18 -6 advantage in hits.