Philadelphia vs Boston Final: 4-3 - Recap
|Philadelphia vs Boston Final: 4-3 - Recap|
Domonic Brown swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs as his Phillies defeated Boston 4-3 at Citizens Bank Park.
Philadelphia won as a +130 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kyle Kendrick earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Domonic Brown in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher John Lackey worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jacoby Ellsbury in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 8 hits, while Boston only had 7.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.