Game Wrap - Boston 11-6 Victors Over Yankees
Boston got 5 1/3 innings of work from Tim Wakefield en route to a 11-6 victory over New York on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.
Boston was an underdog by +130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 10.5.
Tim Wakefield earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from J.D. Drew in the win.
New York's starting pitcher A.J. Burnett worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Francisco Cervelli in a losing cause.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-9 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Alfredo Aceves who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 4 hits, 1 walk and fanned 4 batters to earn the save.