Boston Downed 9-7 By Toronto - Junichi Tazawa Takes Loss
Edwin Encarnacion swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 4 runs as his Blue Jays defeated Boston 9-7 at Rogers Centre.
Toronto won as a +102 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Steve Delabar earned the victory for the Blue Jays, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Edwin Encarnacion in the win.
Boston got a 6-inning outing from Jon Lester in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Jacoby Ellsbury had 2 hits in the loss for the Red Sox.
The game was closed out by Casey Janssen who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.