Game Wrap - Boston 4-3 Victors Over Mariners
Seattle dropped a 4-3 decision at Safeco Field on Tuesday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jon Lester.
Boston was favored by -119 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Jon Lester earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 9 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Cody Ross in the win.
Seattle got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Blake Beavan in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 0 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Jesus Montero had 3 hits in the loss for the Mariners.
The battle of the bats favored Seattle as they had 12 hits, while Boston only had 10.
Andrew Bailey pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.