Clay Buchholz Earns Win in Boston vs Minnesota Game
Boston's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Minnesota scoreless in a 4-0 victory on Saturday at Fenway Park.
Boston was favored by -168 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Clay Buchholz earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jacoby Ellsbury in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Brian Duensing worked 2 innings, giving up 3 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Cuddyer in a losing cause.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-3 advantage in hits.