Recap - Boston Defeats Atlanta 6-3
|Recap - Boston Defeats Atlanta 6-3|
Atlanta dropped a 6-3 decision at Turner Field on Tuesday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jon Lester.
The Red Sox were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.
Jon Lester earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 3, and allowing 8 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jackie Bradley in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Aaron Harang worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Justin Upton in a losing cause.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-10 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Koji Uehara who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.