John Lackey vs Blake Beavan Battle Sees Seattle Fall 6-4
Boston got 6 innings of work from John Lackey en route to a 6-4 victory over Seattle on Friday at Safeco Field.
Boston won as a -154 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
John Lackey earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 10 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from David Ortiz in the win.
Seattle got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Blake Beavan in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 1 walk and 11 hits in his time on the mound, while Mike Carp had 3 hits in the loss for the Mariners.
Boston outhit their counterparts 13-12 in the game.
The game was closed out by Jonathan Papelbon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.