Red Sox Lose on Walk-Off 4-3
The Boston Red Sox losing streak now stands at 3, as the Boston Red Sox lost to the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto on Tuesday, April 24th. Craig Kimbrel gave up the game winning homer to Curtis Granderson with 1 out in the bottom of the 10th inning.
The Red Sox were trailing 3-1 in the top of the 9th but Bock Holt and Eduardo Nunez singled to drive in runs and tie the game. Nunez was thrown out at the plate trying to score on Holt's hit.
Rick Porcello pitched well for the Red Sox, allowing 3 runs, all earned in 7 innings. He struck out 9 and walked 3, giving up 3 hits. Joe Kelly pitched 2 innings allowing just 1 hit. Kimbrel ended up with the blown save and his 1st loss of the season. He's now 0-1.
Brockl Hold was 3-4 for the Red Sox with a double. Hanley Ramirez was 3-5
The Boston Red Sox are in 1st place with a 17-5 record but 2nd place Toronto 14-8, picked up a full game on the Red Sox with the win, and now trail the Red Sox by 3 games. The two teams will play again on Wednesday night in the 2nd game of the 3 game series, with Eduardo Rodriguez pitching for the Red Sox. The pregame starts at 6:20 and 1st pitch at 7:07 on AM 1370 WDEA.