Yordano Ventura vs Jon Lester Battle Sees Kansas City Fall 6-0
Boston got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 6-0 victory over Kansas City on Sunday at Fenway Park.
Boston won as a -155 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jon Lester earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Daniel Nava in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Yordano Ventura worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alcides Escobar in a losing cause.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-4 advantage in hits.
Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head on the road to face Chicago.