Jon Lester vs Freddy Garcia Battle Sees Boston Fall 9-1
New York grabbed a 9-1 win over Boston on Saturday, as Freddy Garcia was credited with a win at Yankee Stadium.
New York was an underdog by +125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Freddy Garcia earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Jesus Montero in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Jon Lester worked 2 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jacoby Ellsbury in a losing cause.