Recap - Boston Defeats Cincinnati 4-3
|Recap - Boston Defeats Cincinnati 4-3|
Boston got 1 inning of work from Craig Breslow en route to a 4-3 victory over Cincinnati on Wednesday at Fenway Park.
Boston was favored by -157 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Boston got 6 innings from Jake Peavy, who gave up 3 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 4. Craig Breslow earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 1 RBI from David Ortiz in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Mike Leake worked 7 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Skip Schumaker in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 10 hits, while Cincinnati only had 4.
The game was closed out by Koji Uehara who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.
Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Texas. Cincinnati will aim to get back on the winning track vs Colorado.