Boston pitcher Chris Sale pitched a gem on Thursday night, June 15th, a complete game, striking out 10 but the Red Sox lost to the Philadelphia Phillies in Philly 1-0.

The Red Sox managed only 5 hits, including a double by Chris Sale. Mookie Betts, Mitch Moreland and Sandy Leon each had a single.

Philadelphia scored their lone run in the bottom of the 8th inning.

Sale who struck out 10, walked only 1 and gave up 4 hits.

The Red Sox are still 2.0 games back behind the 1st place New York Yankees, as the Yankees lost to the Oakland A's Thursday, 8-7.

The Red Sox now open a 3 game series against the Houston Astros, in Houston, who have the best record in baseball. Drew Pomeranz takes the mound for the Red Sox, with the pregame starting at 7:25 PM and the 1st pitch at 8:15 on AM 1370 WDEA.