Red Sox Erupt for 11 Runs in 7th Inning Beat Marlins 14-6 [VIDEO]
The Boston Red Sox went into the bottom of the 7th inning trailing the Miami Marlins 5-3, but the Red Sox erupted for 11 runs, sending 15 batters to the plate and ended up beating the Marlins 14-6 at Fenway Park on Wednesday, August 29th.
The Red Sox went 12-13 with a sacrifice hit and a walk in the 11 run 7th inning. It was the highest scoring inning by a Red Sox team since Boston scored 12 runs against the Cleveland Indians on May 7th, 2009.
Eduardo Nunez was 3-4, scoring 3 runs and a home run and drove in 2 runs. Mookie Betts was 3-4 with a double, homer and drove in 3 runs. The homer was his 28th of the season and in the 7th inning he had a 2-run double and single. Ian Kinsler was 2-4 hitting his 400th career double and a single in the 7th inning.
David Price threw 3 innings allowing 3 runs on 5 hits striking out 3. He was removed from the game after being hit on the left wrist. X-rays were taken and were negative.
The Red Sox increased their lead over the New York Yankees to 7.5 games after the Yankees lost to the White Sox 4-1. The Yankees open a series against Detroit Thursday, August 30th.
The Red Sox travel to Chicago to play the White Sox in a 4 game series beginning on Thursday, August 30th. The Red Sox will send Rick Porcello to the mound with the pregame starting at 7:25 and 1st pitch at 8:10 on AM 1370 WDEA.