Miami Falls 6-5 to Boston - Recap
Boston got 2 innings of work from Scott Atchison en route to a 6-5 victory over Miami on Thursday at Fenway Park.
Boston won as a -133 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 11.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 5 1/3 innings from Daisuke Matsuzaka, who gave up 4 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 4. Scott Atchison earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 4 RBIs from Will Middlebrooks in the win.
Miami got a 5-inning outing from Carlos Zambrano in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 4 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Mike Stanton had 2 hits in the loss for the Marlins.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 9 hits, while Miami only had 7.
The game was closed out by Alfredo Aceves who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Atlanta. Miami will aim to get back on the winning track vs Toronto.