Red Sox Beat Blue Jays 7-4
The Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 in 11 innings on Friday June 30th in Toronto in the 1st game of a 10 game road trip.
Xander Bogaerts who had the night off and wasn't in the starting lineup drove in the game winning run with a pinch hit single in the 11th inning. It was Bogaerts first time he wasn't in the starting lineup in 63 games.
Doug Fister started the game for the Red Sox, pitching 5.0 innings allowing 4 hits, 3 earned runs, striking out 5 and walking 1. Craig Kimbrel pitched a scoreless 11th inning, for his 23rd save of the season, striking out 1.
Jackie Bradley Jr. was 3-5 with a double. Hanley Ramirez had 2 doubles and Dustin Pedroia and Andrew Benintendi each had a double.
The Boston Red Sox have a record of 45-35 and are 1.0 game ahead of the New York Yankees in 1st place in the American League East. The Boston Red Sox take on the Blue Jays Saturday afternoon. Chris Sale pitches for the Red Sox with the pregame starting at 12:20 PM and first pitch at 1:07 on AM 1370 WDEA.