Matsuzaka, Red Sox take down Indians

Matsuzaka, Red Sox take down Indians

Winning pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka tossed eight scoreless innings to lead the Boston Red Sox past the Cleveland Indians 4-1 on Monday night.

Boston cashed as -160 road favorites, while the game played UNDER the 9-run total set by sportsbooks.

Victor Martinez was 2-for-4 with a run batted in for the Red Sox, who also got RBIs from David Ortiz, Kevin Youkilis, and Bill Hall in the win.

Austin Kearns went 2-for-4 with a big fly for Cleveland, while Fausto Carmona allowed two earned runs over six innings to take the loss for the Indians.