Joe Kelly vs Shelby Miller Battle Sees St. Louis Fall 2-1
Boston moneyline bettors cashed on Wednesday courtesy of a 2-1 win against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as +122 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.
Boston got 7 innings from Joe Kelly, who gave up 1 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 2. Junichi Tazawa earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Xander Bogaerts in the win.
St. Louis's starting pitcher Shelby Miller worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Adams in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 8-5 in the game.
Koji Uehara pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.