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Recap - Boston Defeats Houston 7-2

Clay Buchholz struck out 10 batters as Boston defeated Houston 7-2 in baseball wagering action Thursday at Fenway Park.

Boston was favored by -290 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Boston got 7 2/3 innings from Clay Buchholz, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from David Ortiz in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Philip Humber worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Fernando Martinez in a losing cause.

Boston outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.