Boston vs Tampa Bay Wrap - Boston Wins 2-1
Tampa Bay dropped a 2-1 decision at Tropicana Field on Wednesday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Alfredo Aceves.
Boston won as a +130 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 6 innings from Alfredo Aceves, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Daniel Nava in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Chris Archer worked 4 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Matthew Joyce in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 6 hits, while Boston only had 5.
Andrew Bailey pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Baltimore. Tampa Bay will aim to get back on the winning track vs Kansas City.