Detroit vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 6-4
|Detroit vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 6-4|
Boston moneyline bettors cashed on Wednesday courtesy of a 6-4 win against the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as -140 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Matt Albers earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 1/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 1, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from David Ortiz in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Drew Smyly worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Miguel Cabrera in a losing cause.
Alfredo Aceves pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.