Boston Downed 8-6 By Baltimore - Alfredo Aceves Takes Loss

Boston Downed 8-6 By Baltimore - Alfredo Aceves Takes Loss

Boston lost in extra innings on Tuesday, falling 8-6 to Baltimore in 10 innings.

Baltimore was an underdog by +164 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Jim Johnson earned the victory for the Orioles, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 2 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Steven Pearce in the win.

Boston's starting pitcher Jon Lester worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jarrod Saltalamacchia in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Baltimore as they had 15 hits, while Boston only had 11.