Red Sox Shutout By Mets 8-0 Friday
The Boston Red Sox were shutout by the New York Mets on Friday, September 14th managing just 4 hits in the 8-0 loss at Fenway Park. The loss combined with the Yankees 11-0 win against the Blue Jays means the Red Sox' magic number to win the AL East stays at 6 games.
Ian Kinsler had 2 of Boston's 4 hits, going 2-3 and stole 2 bases. JD Martinez was 1-2 with a walk. It was Martinez's major league leading 176th hit of the season.
The Boston Red Sox used 5 pitchers with Brian Johnson being the lone bright spot. In long relief he threw 4.2 innings of 2 hit ball. He allowed 1 run while striking out 4 and walking 1.
The Boston Red Sox and Mets will play the 2nd game of the 3 game series Saturday afternoon, September 15th. Rick Porcello is scheduled to pitch for Boston with the pregame starting at 3:20 and 1st pitch at 4:05 on AM 1370 WDEA.