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Recap - Boston Defeats Kansas City 4-3

Boston got 7 innings of work from Jon Lester en route to a 4-3 victory over Kansas City on Friday at Fenway Park.

The Red Sox were a -185 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Boston got 7 innings from Jon Lester, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Pedro Ciriaco in the win.

Kansas City got a 6-inning outing from Bruce Chen in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Gordon had 2 hits in the loss for the Royals.

Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-7 advantage in hits.

Andrew Bailey pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.