Boston Falls 8-4 to Cleveland - Recap
Boston dropped an 8-4 decision at Progressive Field on Wednesday as Cleveland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Rafael Perez.
Cleveland won as a +150 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Cleveland got 4 1/3 innings from Mitch Talbot, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 7. Rafael Perez earned the victory, while the Indians got 4 RBIs from Asdrubal Cabrera in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carl Crawford in a losing cause.
Cleveland outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.