Daniel Bard Tagged With Loss in Indians-Red Sox Match
Boston couldn't get its offense rolling against Rafael Perez in a 1-0 loss to Cleveland in baseball action on Thursday.
The Indians were a +165 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Rafael Perez earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Asdrubal Cabrera in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Jon Lester worked 7 innings, giving up 3 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Marco Scutaro in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 4-3 in the game.
Chris Perez pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Cleveland takes its act on the road to face Seattle looking for another win. For Boston, they head home to face New York.