Boston Falls 9-7 Against Toronto - Game Recap
Toronto got a 9-7 victory over Boston on Monday, with Brandon Morrow earning the victory and helping Blue Jays moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Blue Jays were rewarded as +137 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Brandon Morrow earned the victory for the Blue Jays, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Aaron Hill in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher John Lackey worked 2 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Jacoby Ellsbury in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 13 hits, while Boston only had 11.
The game was closed out by Frank Francisco who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.