Boston vs Kansas City Game Final 4-3 - Josh Beckett Earns Win
Boston got a 4-3 victory over Kansas City on Thursday, with Josh Beckett earning the victory and helping Red Sox moneyline bettors cash out.
Boston was favored by -174 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Boston got 7 innings from Josh Beckett, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 3 RBIs from Dustin Pedroia in the win.
Kansas City got a 6-inning outing from Luke Hochevar in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Billy Butler had 3 hits in the loss for the Royals.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 9 hits, while Kansas City only had 8.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.