Recap - Boston Defeats New York 9-5
Boston grabbed a 9-5 win over New York on Wednesday, as Josh Beckett was credited with a win at Fenway Park.
Boston was favored by -169 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Boston got 7 innings from Josh Beckett, who gave up 4 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 3 RBIs from Jason Varitek in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Philip Hughes worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Derek Jeter in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 12-6 in the game.