Justin Verlander Tagged With Loss in Red Sox-Tigers Match
Boston got 5 1/3 innings of work from Daniel Bard en route to a 6-3 victory over Detroit on Tuesday at Fenway Park.
The Red Sox were a +145 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Daniel Bard earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Daniel Nava in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Justin Verlander worked 6 innings, giving up 10 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Andy Dirks in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 11-9 in the game.
Alfredo Aceves pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.