Boston Tops Chicago 5-3 - Recap
Chicago dropped a 5-3 decision at U.S. Cellular Field on Sunday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Alfredo Aceves.
The Red Sox were a +108 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Boston got 5 2/3 innings from Andrew Miller, who gave up 3 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 8. Alfredo Aceves earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Dustin Pedroia in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Mark Buehrle worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alexei Ramirez in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 11-10 in the game.
The game was closed out by Jonathan Papelbon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face New York.