Colorado Boston Game Ends in 5-3 Red Sox Victory - Recap
|Colorado Boston Game Ends in 5-3 Red Sox Victory - Recap|
John Lackey reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 12 Rockies en route to a 5-3 win over Colorado on Wednesday at Fenway Park.
Boston won as a -186 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 7 innings from John Lackey, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 12. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Daniel Nava in the win.
Colorado's starting pitcher Roy Oswalt worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Gonzalez in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 10-9 in the game.
The game was closed out by Koji Uehara who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Toronto. Colorado will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.