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Boston Falls 4-2 Against New York - Game Recap

New York grabbed a 4-2 win over Boston on Thursday, as Andy Pettitte was credited with a win at Yankee Stadium.

The Yankees were a -117 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.

New York got 8 innings from Andy Pettitte, who gave up 1 earned run on 8 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 2 RBIs from Lyle Overbay in the win.

Boston's starting pitcher Ryan Dempster worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Will Middlebrooks in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 9 hits, while New York only had 8.

Mariano Rivera pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.

New York heads into a battle against Detroit. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.