John Lackey Earns Win in Boston vs New York Game
Boston moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of a 6-1 win against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park.
The Red Sox were a -130 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Boston got 6 2/3 innings from John Lackey, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Jacoby Ellsbury in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Lyle Overbay in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 14 hits, while New York only had 8.