R.A. Dickey Tagged With Loss in Blue Jays-Red Sox Match
Will Middlebrooks swatted 3 round trippers and drove in 4 runs as his Red Sox defeated Toronto 13-0 at Rogers Centre.
Boston was an underdog by +112 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Jon Lester earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Mike Napoli in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher R.A. Dickey worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Reyes in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 15 hits, while Toronto only had 7.
Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Baltimore. Toronto will aim to get back on the winning track at Detroit.