Bobby Jenks Earns Win in Boston vs Oakland Game
Boston got an 8-6 victory over Oakland on Friday, with Bobby Jenks earning the victory and helping Red Sox moneyline bettors cash out.
Boston won as a -200 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 4 2/3 innings from Clay Buchholz, who gave up 5 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 5. Bobby Jenks earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from David Ortiz in the win.
Oakland got a 2 2/3-inning outing from Joshua Outman in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Josh Willingham had 3 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
The game was closed out by Jonathan Papelbon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.