Boston vs San Diego Game Final 4-1 - John Lackey Earns Win
|Boston vs San Diego Game Final 4-1 - John Lackey Earns Win|
San Diego dropped a 4-1 decision at Fenway Park on Tuesday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher John Lackey.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as -220 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Boston got 8 innings from John Lackey, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 3 RBIs from Brandon Snyder in the win.
San Diego got a 3 2/3-inning outing from Robbie Erlin in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 3 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Jesus Guzman had 2 hits in the loss for the Padres.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 9 hits, while San Diego only had 6.
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.