Tampa Bay Downed 2-1 By Boston - Brandon Gomes Takes Loss
|Tampa Bay Downed 2-1 By Boston - Brandon Gomes Takes Loss|
Boston needed extra innings to claim victory on Saturday, scoring late against Tampa Bay for a 2-1 final at Fenway Park.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as -122 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Boston got 7 innings from Jon Lester, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 5. Junichi Tazawa earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 1 RBI from Shane Victorino in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher David Price worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Molina in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 7-6 in the game.