Texas Downed 6-3 By Boston - Michael Kirkman Takes Loss

Texas Downed 6-3 By Boston - Michael Kirkman Takes Loss

Texas dropped a 6-3 decision at Fenway Park on Thursday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Andrew Bailey.

Boston won as a -137 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Boston got 6 innings from Jon Lester, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. Andrew Bailey earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 3 RBIs from David Ortiz in the win.

Texas' starting pitcher Derek Holland worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Adrian Beltre in a losing cause.

Boston outhit their counterparts 13-10 in the game.

Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Texas, they head on the road to face Toronto.