Detroit vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 5-2
|Detroit vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 5-2|
Boston grabbed a 5-2 win over Detroit on Saturday, as Junichi Tazawa was credited with a win at Fenway Park.
Boston was favored by -106 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Junichi Tazawa earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 1/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Shane Victorino in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Max Scherzer worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Austin Jackson in a losing cause.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 8-5 in the game.
Koji Uehara pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.