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Boston Tops New York 8-5 - Recap

Boston got $Innings innings of work from John Lackey en route to a 8-5 victory over New York on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.

The Red Sox were a -101 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.

John Lackey earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from David Ortiz in the win.

New York got a 4-inning outing from Chase Whitley in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Carlos Beltran had 3 hits in the loss for the Yankees.

Boston outhit their counterparts 12-9 in the game.

The game was closed out by Koji Uehara who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.

Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Tampa Bay.