Recap - Baltimore Defeats Boston 8-4
|Recap - Baltimore Defeats Boston 8-4|
Boston dropped an 8-4 decision at Fenway Park on Friday as Baltimore legged out a win behind winning pitcher Chris Tillman.
The Orioles were a +115 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Chris Tillman earned the victory for the Orioles, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 4, and allowing 7 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Nelson Cruz in the win.
Boston got a 5 1/3-inning outing from John Lackey in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 4 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Mike Carp had 2 hits in the loss for the Red Sox.
The battle of the bats favored Baltimore as they had 15 hits, while Boston only had 11.
Darren O'Day pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.