Boston vs Chicago Final: 4-3 - Recap
Boston got a 4-3 victory over Chicago on Saturday, with Jon Lester earning the victory and helping Red Sox moneyline bettors cash out.
Boston was favored by -148 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 10.5.
Boston got 6 2/3 innings from Jon Lester, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Jarrod Saltalamacchia in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jeff Baker in a losing cause.
Alfredo Aceves pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.