The Boston Red Sox completely trashed the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday. It was a great game between the two AL-East based teams. There were many cunning plays by both of the teams, but in the end the Red Sox took the lead. It was a complete blowout in which the game ended 12-5 after nine innings. Football odds.
The Rays continue to press hard for the lead of the Al-East, and have come close to attaining it. However, they have lost a few games in the standings, and are now struggling to gain footing again. The Red Sox are fighting back with all they’ve got to have a good finish to their season, and move on to the postseason. If they keep playing the way they did Monday they just might be able to. Football spreads.
The game was a shrewd one. The Sox pitched well and batted heavily. All in all it was a very calm and collected game. At the plate, they had a number of electrifying moments. Ryan Kalish managed a Grand Slam to help bring his team to victory. Bob Zupcic was the previous Red Sox rookie with two grand slams in a season, which was achieved in 1992. There is a lot of young blood among the ranks in Boston, and they are all doing their best to go for a proud 2010 season. Football lines.
At the mound, Lester gave up two runs and four hits while striking out 10 and walking three for his fifth win in six decisions. He kept the Rays off balance with an intriguing mix of off speed pitches and change ups. The closers came in to finish things up nice and tidy. The team has high hopes for this year, and if they manage to keep the Rays subdued in the standings, they will move on to the Yanks. Be sure and check out all the best sports betting information at www.scoresandodds.com.