Boston vs Seattle Wrap - Boston Wins 8-7
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Seattle was handed an 8-7 defeat against Boston on Thursday at Safeco Field.
The Red Sox were a -130 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Boston got 3 1/3 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 4 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 4. Steven Wright earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Jacoby Ellsbury in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brad Miller in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Seattle as they had 12 hits, while Boston only had 10.
Koji Uehara pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Oakland. Seattle will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.