Boston Drops Houston 7-3 - Match Report
David Ross swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs as his Red Sox defeated Houston 7-3 at Fenway Park.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as -260 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Boston got 6 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from David Ross in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Erik Bedard worked 3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Castro in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 17-7 in the game.