New York vs Boston Final: 4-1 - Recap
C.C. Sabathia reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Red Sox en route to a 4-1 win over Boston on Friday at Yankee Stadium.
New York won as a -118 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got 7 1/3 innings from C.C. Sabathia, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 1 RBI from Brett Gardner in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Jon Lester worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Dustin Pedroia in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 8 hits, while New York only had 7.
Mariano Rivera pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.