Jon Lester vs Tim Lincecum Tilt Ends in Boston 7-0 Win
Boston didn’t allow San Francisco to get untracked at the plate, mowing them down for a 7-0 shutout win and a trip to the pay window for bettors on Monday.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as -119 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Boston got 8 1/3 innings from Jon Lester, who gave up 0 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 1 RBI from Shane Victorino in the win.
San Francisco's starting pitcher Tim Lincecum worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Andres Torres in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 12 hits, while San Francisco only had 6.