Boston Falls 5-2 to New York - Recap
Boston dropped a 5-2 decision at Fenway Park on Saturday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Hiroki Kuroda.
New York was an underdog by +145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
New York got 7 innings from Hiroki Kuroda, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 2 RBIs from Robinson Cano in the win.
Boston got a 6 1/3-inning outing from John Lackey in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 0 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Mike Carp had 3 hits in the loss for the Red Sox.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 12 hits, while Boston only had 7.
Mariano Rivera pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.