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Red Sox/Blue Jays Game Recap

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Red Sox/Blue Jays game recap

In a dramatic end to a great game last night, the Boston Red Sox were able to hold off the Blue Jays and clung to a 6-5 lead. Drew Pomeranz took the mound for the Sox, looking to continue a stretch of good starts. Pomeranz start last night, however, lands somewhere right between good and bad. He ended up going 6 innings, allowing 7 hits 3 runs and 3 earned runs walking 5 and striking out 4 batters. The man on the other side, Marcus Stroman had a better start. Going 6 innings, giving up 7 hits 2 runs and 1 earned run. He didn’t walk a single batter and struck out 4.


Scoring Summary

The Blue Jays were the first to strike, Kendrys Morales doubled in the first inning to score Justin Smoak and Jose Bautista. The Red Sox, however, were able to get a run back ithe next inning, when Christian Vazquez stole second, but, catcher Raffy Lopez threw the ball into center field. Allowing Hanley Ramirez to score the Sox first run. Pomeranz was able to keep the Jays off the board in the 2nd. Then in the 3rd inning, Eduardo Nunez smashed a line drive solo home run to tie the game.


The game stayed tied until the Jays half of the 4th when Ryan Goins hit a ground ball bringing in Kevin Pillar. The Blue Jays held the lead until the 7th inning, then Christian Vazquez hit an absolute moon shot to the second deck in left field. Giving the Red Sox a 4-3 lead, Mitch Moreland singled scoring Eduardo Nunez to extend the lead to 5-3. Their last run came on a Bogaerts walk givng them a well needed 3-run lead. The Blue Jays weren’t out of it yet, with two outs in the 9th. Justin Smoak rocked a line drive to right field cutting the Sox lead down to 1. Although the Sox were able to hold on and take the W with a final score of 6-5.