Franklin Morales vs Jonathan Pettibone Battle Sees Philadelphia Fall 9-2
Philadelphia dropped a 9-2 decision at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Franklin Morales.
Boston won as a -132 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 5 innings from Franklin Morales, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 3 RBIs from Jarrod Saltalamacchia in the win.
Philadelphia got a 5-inning outing from Jonathan Pettibone in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 4 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Cesar Hernandez had 2 hits in the loss for the Phillies.
Boston outhit their counterparts 14-6 in the game.
Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against New York. Philadelphia will aim to get back on the winning track vs Milwaukee.