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Boston vs Texas Final: 5-2 - Recap

Texas dropped a 5-2 decision at Globe Life Park on Sunday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher John Lackey.

Boston won as a -112 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Boston got 7 innings from John Lackey, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from A.J. Pierzynski in the win.

Texas' starting pitcher Robbie Ross worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Rios in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 8 hits, while Texas only had 7.

The game was closed out by Koji Uehara who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.

Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Texas, they head on the road to face Houston.