Alfredo Aceves vs Justin Masterson Battle Sees Cleveland Fall 6-3
Boston moneyline bettors cashed on Wednesday courtesy of a 6-3 win against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.
Boston was an underdog by +122 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Boston got 5 innings from Alfredo Aceves, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Mike Napoli in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Justin Masterson worked 5 innings, giving up 11 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Nick Swisher in a losing cause.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 15-7 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Andrew Bailey who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.