Boston vs Baltimore Recap - Red Sox Over Orioles 6-5
|Boston vs Baltimore Recap - Red Sox Over Orioles 6-5|
Boston pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Nick Johnson but still escaped with a 6-5 victory on Wednesday at Camden Yards.
Boston was an underdog by +105 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Boston got 5 1/3 innings from Daniel Bard, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Kelly Shoppach in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Jake Arrieta worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Xavier Avery in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 13-7 in the game.
Alfredo Aceves pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Baltimore, they head home to face Kansas City.