Oakland vs Boston Recap - Red Sox Over Athletics 6-3
|Oakland vs Boston Recap - Red Sox Over Athletics 6-3|
Oakland struck out 15 times against Jon Lester in losing 6-3 to Boston on Saturday at Fenway Park.
Boston won as a -141 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jon Lester earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 15, walking 2, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Jonny Gomes in the win.
Oakland got a 4-inning outing from Tom Milone in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 4 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Coco Crisp had 1 hit in the loss for the Athletics.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 6 hits, while Oakland only had 4.
Koji Uehara pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.