Boston Tops Chicago 6-4 - Recap
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 14 as Chicago was handed a 6-4 defeat against Boston on Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as -125 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Chris Capuano earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 2 2/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jackie Bradley in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher John Danks worked 6 innings, giving up 3 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Conor Gillaspie in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 10 hits, while Boston only had 6.
The game was closed out by Burke Badenhop who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.