Jon Lester vs Anibal Sanchez Tilt Ends in Boston 4-3 Win
Detroit dropped a 4-3 decision at Comerica Park on Thursday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jon Lester.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as +106 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Boston got 5 1/3 innings from Jon Lester, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 1 RBI from Jacoby Ellsbury in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Austin Jackson in a losing cause.
Koji Uehara pitched the final 1 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.