Gavin Floyd Earns Win in Chicago vs Boston Game
Chicago got 6 2/3 innings of work from Gavin Floyd en route to a 4-1 victory over Boston on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field.
The White Sox were a +108 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Chicago got 6 2/3 innings from Gavin Floyd, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the White Sox got 2 RBIs from Adam Dunn in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Josh Beckett worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Dustin Pedroia in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 8 hits, while Boston only had 3.
Matt Thornton pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Boston, they head home to face Oakland.