Jake Peavy vs Mark Buehrle Tilt Ends in Boston 8-1 Win
Boston got an 8-1 victory over Toronto on Friday, with Jake Peavy earning the victory and helping Red Sox moneyline bettors cash out.
Boston was an underdog by +104 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Jake Peavy earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Dustin Pedroia in the win.
Toronto got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Mark Buehrle in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 3 walks and 12 hits in his time on the mound, while Juan Francisco had 2 hits in the loss for the Blue Jays.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 16-6 advantage in hits.