C.C. Sabathia vs Jon Lester Battle Sees New York Fall 5-1
Boston got 8 innings of work from Jon Lester en route to a 5-1 victory over New York on Saturday at Fenway Park.
Boston won as a -156 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jon Lester earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Shane Victorino in the win.
New York's starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Curtis Granderson in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 9 hits, while New York only had 3.