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John Lackey Earns Win in Boston vs New York Game

John Lackey reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 11 Yankees en route to a 5-1 win over New York on Wednesday at Fenway Park.

Boston was favored by -113 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

John Lackey earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 11, walking 0, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Dustin Pedroia in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Michael Pineda worked 1 2/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Beltran in a losing cause.

Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-8 advantage in hits.