Chris Sale returned from the disabled list, but he looked in midseason form, striking out 12 in 5 innings and the Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-1 Sunday afternoon, August 12th for the 4 game sweep.
After beating the Orioles in the 1st game of the doubleheader on Saturday, 5-0, the Boston Red Sox completed the sweep, winning the nightcap 6-4. The win puts the Red Sox 9.5 games of the 2nd place New York Yankees, which is tied for their largest lead this year.
In his 2 prior starts Nathan Eovaldi hadn't allowed a run for the Boston Red Sox, but on Friday night, he was lit up for 8 runs in 2.2 innings. It didn't matter as the Red Sox came back, scoring 6 runs in the 6th inning, 3 in the 7th and 5 in the 8th inning en route to a 19-12 victory over…
The Boston Red Sox's 6 game winning streak came to an end Thursday, August 9th as the Red Sox fell to the Blue Jays 8-5 despite Mookie Betts hitting for the cycle and JD Martinez's 35th homer of the year.
The Boston Red Sox won their 6th game in a row, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 in Toronto to maintain their 9 game lead over the New York Yankees. Rafael Devers returned from the disabled list, going 2-4 with a double and homer.
The Boston Red Sox are as hot as the weather, defeating the New York Yankees Sunday night-Monday morning 5-4 in 10 innings, earning their 4th straight win and 5th walk-off of the season. They now lead the Yankees by 9.5 games with 49 games left in the regular season.
The Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees on Saturday, August 4th for the 3rd game in a row, 4-1, and with 50 games left in the regular season, the Boston Red Sox now lead the New York Yankees by 8.5 games.