Los Angeles vs Boston Game Final 5-2 - Zack Greinke Earns Win
Boston dropped a 5-2 decision at Angel Stadium on Thursday as Los Angeles legged out a win behind winning pitcher Zack Greinke.
Los Angeles was favored by -173 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Zack Greinke earned the victory for the Angels, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Albert Pujols in the win.
Boston got an 8-inning outing from Jon Lester in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 3 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while James Loney had 3 hits in the loss for the Red Sox.
Los Angeles enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.
Ernesto Frieri pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face Seattle looking for another win. For Boston, they head on the road to face Oakland.