Toronto Falls 6-3 to Boston - Recap
|Toronto Falls 6-3 to Boston - Recap|
Boston got a 6-3 victory over Toronto on Friday, with Jon Lester earning the victory and helping Red Sox moneyline bettors cash out.
Boston won as a -208 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jon Lester earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Mike Carp in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Esmil Rogers worked 2 1/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Rajai Davis in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 12 hits, while Toronto only had 10.
Koji Uehara pitched the final 1 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.