Doubront Returns,Sox Lose 4-3 [VIDEO]
Red Sox fans have heard this storyline before...Fall behind early in the game, battle back to make it close, then lose by one run. And, if it's the Oakland A's a former Sox player drives in the winning run. Welcome to Friday night's game game on the west coast. A's win over the Sox 4-3. Felix Doubront, pitching for the first time since coming off the disabled list, gave up a first inning 3-run home run to Josh Donaldson. He settled in but left the game in the 5th-inning with a high pitch count. The Sox battled back to get the game tied at 3-3. In the 8th-inning, Andrew Miller gave up a game winning hit to former Sox Coco Crisp. The Red Sox have played 27 one run games this year - they are 11-16 in those games.
The Red Sox play Saturday afternoon in Oakland, continuing their West Coast trip. Pregame starts at 3:25 and first pitch at 4:05 on AM 1370 WDEA.