Jonathan Papelbon Earns Win in Boston vs Cleveland Game

Jonathan Papelbon Earns Win in Boston vs Cleveland Game

Cleveland dropped a 3-2 decision at Fenway Park on Tuesday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jonathan Papelbon.

Boston was favored by -250 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Boston got 6 innings from Josh Beckett, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 7. Jonathan Papelbon earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 1 RBI from Jacoby Ellsbury in the win.

Cleveland got a 5-inning outing from David Huff in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 2 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Jason Kipnis had 1 hit in the loss for the Indians.

The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 8 hits, while Cleveland only had 7.