Josh Johnson Earns Win in Miami vs Boston Game
Miami got a 4-1 victory over Boston on Monday, with Josh Johnson earning the victory and helping Marlins moneyline bettors cash out.
The Marlins were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Josh Johnson earned the victory for the Marlins, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Donovan Solano in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Josh Beckett worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Scott Podsednik in a losing cause.
Miami enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-5 advantage in hits.
Heath Bell pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.