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John Lackey Earns Win in Boston vs New York Game

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.