C.C. Sabathia vs John Lackey Battle Sees New York Fall 10-4
Jacoby Ellsbury drove in 6 runs as his Red Sox defeated New York 10-4 at Fenway Park.
Boston was an underdog by +139 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
John Lackey earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 6 RBIs from Jacoby Ellsbury in the win.
New York's starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Francisco Cervelli in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 11 hits, while New York only had 10.