Game Wrap - Boston 9-8 Victors Over Yankees
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as New York was handed a 9-8 defeat against Boston on Thursday at Yankee Stadium.
Boston won as a +100 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 6 innings from Jake Peavy, who gave up 4 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. Craig Breslow earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 3 RBIs from Shane Victorino in the win.
New York got a 4-inning outing from Ivan Nova in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Brett Gardner had 2 hits in the loss for the Yankees.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 16 hits, while New York only had 10.
Koji Uehara pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.