Long ball powers Red Sox

Long ball powers Red Sox

Dustin Pedroia and Kevin Youkilis belted two-run homers as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 Wednesday at Fenway Park.

The Red Sox won the game as -290 favorites, while the eight runs went UNDER the night’s posted over/under (9) set by sportsbooks.

Jon Lester improved to 8-2 with the win, allowing two earned runs with seven strikeouts over his seven innings for the Red Sox.

Rodrigo Lopez was tagged with the loss, allowing 10 hits and six earned runs over seven innings.