Daisuke Matsuzaka Earns Win in Los Angeles vs Boston Game
Boston got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 5-0 victory over Los Angeles on Saturday at Angel Stadium.
Boston was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Boston got 8 innings from Daisuke Matsuzaka, who gave up 0 earned runs on 1 hit, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Kevin Youkilis in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Ervin Santana worked 7 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Erick Aybar in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 11 hits, while Los Angeles only had 2.