Cleveland Falls 14-1 Against Boston - Game Recap
Jon Lester struck out 12 batters as Boston defeated Cleveland 14-1 in baseball wagering action Sunday at Progressive Field.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as -151 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Jon Lester earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 12, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Adrian Gonzalez in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Corey Kluber worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jason Donald in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 16 hits, while Cleveland only had 5.
Boston heads into a battle against Baltimore. Cleveland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.