Boston vs Detroit Final: 2-1 - Recap
Boston got a 2-1 victory over Detroit on Tuesday, with Jon Lester earning the victory and helping Red Sox moneyline bettors cash out.
Boston was favored by -109 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Boston got 7 innings from Jon Lester, who gave up 1 earned run on 8 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Will Middlebrooks in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Max Scherzer worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Austin Jackson in a losing cause.
Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-6 advantage in hits.
Koji Uehara pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.