Rick Porcello Earns Win in Boston vs Detroit Game
Boston dropped a 7-5 decision at Fenway Park on Wednesday as Detroit legged out a win behind winning pitcher Rick Porcello.
Detroit won as a -106 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 10.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got 5 2/3 innings from Rick Porcello, who gave up 4 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Miguel Cabrera in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Aaron Cook worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adrian Gonzalez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 12 hits, while Boston only had 10.
The game was closed out by Jose Valverde who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Detroit heads into a battle against Cleveland. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Minnesota.