Texas vs Boston Recap - Red Sox Over Rangers 12-7
Texas dropped a 12-7 decision at Fenway Park on Saturday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Erik Bedard.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as -147 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Erik Bedard earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 4, and allowing 5 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Carl Crawford in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Colby Lewis worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Josh Hamilton in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 16-11 in the game.