Seattle Falls 7-4 Against Boston - Game Recap
Boston got a 7-4 victory over Seattle on Friday, with John Lackey earning the victory and helping Red Sox moneyline bettors cash out.
The Red Sox were a -147 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
John Lackey earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 0, and allowing 8 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Adrian Gonzalez in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Felix Hernandez worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ichiro Suzuki in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 13 hits, while Seattle only had 11.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.