Jon Lester vs Zach McAllister Tilt Ends in Boston 6-3 Win
|Jon Lester vs Zach McAllister Tilt Ends in Boston 6-3 Win|
Boston grabbed a 6-3 win over Cleveland on Thursday, as Jon Lester was credited with a win at Progressive Field.
Boston was favored by -122 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Boston got 7 innings from Jon Lester, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Daniel Nava in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Zach McAllister worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Santana in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 9-6 in the game.
Andrew Bailey pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Kansas City. Cleveland will aim to get back on the winning track at Houston.