Recap - Boston Defeats Los Angeles 4-2
|Recap - Boston Defeats Los Angeles 4-2|
Boston needed extra innings to claim victory on Thursday, scoring late against Los Angeles for a 4-2 final at Angel Stadium.
The Red Sox were a -151 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Bobby Jenks earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jacoby Ellsbury in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Erick Aybar in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 8-4 in the game.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.