Andre Rienzo vs Felix Doubront Tilt Ends in Boston 7-6 Win
Boston grabbed a 7-6 win over Chicago on Sunday, as Brandon Workman was credited with a win at Fenway Park.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as -245 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Boston got 3 2/3 innings from Felix Doubront, who gave up 4 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. Brandon Workman earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 3 RBIs from David Ortiz in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Andre Rienzo worked 3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Alexei Ramirez in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-8 advantage in hits.
Koji Uehara pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face New York.