Boston vs Kansas City Game Final 8-6 - Pedro Beato Earns Win
Kansas City dropped an 8-6 decision at Fenway Park on Sunday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Pedro Beato.
Boston was favored by -142 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Boston got 5 innings from Felix Doubront, who gave up 4 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 7. Pedro Beato earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Pedro Ciriaco in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Will Smith worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 14 hits, while Kansas City only had 11.
The game was closed out by Mark Melancon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.