Boston Tops Toronto 14-1 - Recap
Boston scored early and often on Monday, sprinting to a lead and into double figures with a 14-1 win over Toronto.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as -108 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
John Lackey earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 2 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Stephen Drew in the win.
Toronto got a 2 2/3-inning outing from Drew Hutchison in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 0 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Juan Francisco had 1 hits in the loss for the Blue Jays.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 18 hits, while Toronto only had 3.