Oakland vs Boston Recap - Red Sox Over Athletics 9-3
Boston got 6 innings of work from Jon Lester en route to a 9-3 victory over Oakland on Saturday at Fenway Park.
Boston was favored by -255 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Boston got 6 innings from Jon Lester, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 3 RBIs from Jason Varitek in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Guillermo Moscoso worked 4 innings, giving up 9 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Cliff Pennington in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 13 hits, while Oakland only had 8.