Jonathan Papelbon Tagged With Loss in Orioles-Red Sox Match
Boston dropped a 4-3 decision at Camden Yards on Wednesday as Baltimore legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jim Johnson.
Baltimore was an underdog by +172 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Baltimore got 4 1/3 innings from Alfredo Simon, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 2. Jim Johnson earned the victory, while the Orioles got 2 RBIs from J.J. Hardy in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Jon Lester worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Dustin Pedroia in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.