Tanner Scheppers vs John Lackey Tilt Ends in Boston 5-1 Win
|Tanner Scheppers vs John Lackey Tilt Ends in Boston 5-1 Win|
Texas dropped a 5-1 decision at Fenway Park on Monday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher John Lackey.
Boston won as a -153 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
John Lackey earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jackie Bradley in the win.
Texas got a 5-inning outing from Tanner Scheppers in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Shin-Soo Choo had 2 hits in the loss for the Rangers.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 14-8 advantage in hits.