Boston Tops New York 8-2 - Recap
Boston got 5 innings of work from Jon Lester en route to an 8-2 victory over New York on Monday at Yankee Stadium.
Boston was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Boston got 5 innings from Jon Lester, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 3 RBIs from Shane Victorino in the win.
New York's starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Brett Gardner in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 13-6 in the game.