M’s Beat Slumping Sox Again 3-1 [VIDEO]
What has happened to the vaunted Red Sox offense? Just five hits in 7.1 innings off Hisashi Iwakuma and it spells another late night loss in Seattle, 3-1.
Boston starter Rick Porcello gave up four hits in eight innings of work, three of them were solo home runs. He struck out eight and walked just one.
The Sox fall three games behind Baltimore in the AL East and, in fact, are out of the wildcard spots at the moment with a 58-48 record.
Note: Sox rookie Andrew Benintendi got his first two MLB hits, finishing 2-for-3 in his debut.
The Red Sox conclude the 4 game series with the Mariners Thursday night before starting a 3 game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday. Thursday night's pregame starts at 9:25 with the 1st pitch at 10:10 on AM 1370 WDEA.