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Boston Tops Houston 6-1 - Recap

Boston got a 6-1 victory over Houston on Sunday, with John Lackey earning the victory and helping Red Sox moneyline bettors cash out.

The Red Sox were a -210 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Boston got 6 innings from John Lackey, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from David Ortiz in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Bud Norris worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Pena in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 11 hits, while Houston only had 7.

Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Toronto. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.