John Lackey vs Hiroki Kuroda Tilt Ends in New York 7-4 Win
Brian McCann swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Yankees defeated Boston 7-4 at Yankee Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Yankees were rewarded as -108 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
New York got 6 1/3 innings from Hiroki Kuroda, who gave up 4 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 3 RBIs from Brian McCann in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher John Lackey worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from A.J. Pierzynski in a losing cause.
New York outhit their counterparts 14-7 in the game.
Shawn Kelley pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.