Red Sox Fall to Cleveland 7-3
The Boston Red Sox lost for just the 2nd time in August, falling to the Cleveland Indians 7-3 on Monday, August 14th in a make-up game, from a rain-out on August 2nd. The Red Sox are 10-2 so far in the month. The Red Sox are 3-28 for the season when they score less than 4 runs!
The Red Sox hit 3 home runs, 2 by Rafael Devers and 1 by Andrew Benintendi. They were all solo shots. Eduardo Nunez was 3-5 with 3 singles. All together, the Red Sox had 8 hits.
Doug Fister started for the Red Sox and lasted only 4.1 innings allowing 7 hits, and 5 runs. He struck out 5 and walked 4. He gave up a home run to Edwin Encarnacion who hit 2 in the game. Encarnacion was 2-4 with 4 RBIs.
The Red Sox are 4.5 games ahead of the 2nd place New York Yankees who beat the New York Mets on Monday night, 4-2
The Boston Red Sox start a 2 game series with the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Rick Porcello starts for the Red Sox with the pregame starting at 6:25 and 1st pitch at 7:10 on AM 1370 WDEA