Clay Buchholz vs Brandon Morrow Battle Sees Toronto Fall 7-6
Boston got a 7-6 victory over Toronto on Saturday, with Clay Buchholz earning the victory and helping Red Sox moneyline bettors cash out.
Boston was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Clay Buchholz earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from A.J. Pierzynski in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Brandon Morrow worked 2 2/3 innings, giving up 0 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jose Bautista in a losing cause.
Toronto outhit their counterparts 13-5 in the game.
Koji Uehara pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 3 hits in his outing.