In a battle of 1st place teams the Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 in 13 innings on Monday, July 30th at Fenway Park. Blake Swihart hit a walk-off double in the 13th inning, his 1st walk-off RBI.

The game was a pitcher's duel, with David Price battling Aaron Nola. Both pitchers went 8.0 innings, each allowing just 1 run. Price allowed 8 hits and struck out 5 walking 1. Nola allowed 4 hits striking out 6 walking 1

Eduardo Nunez scored the winning run and was 2-5 with a triple. Brock Holt was 2-4 with 2 doubles.

Hector Velazquez picked up his 7th win of the season pitching the 13th inning and is now 7-0.

The New York Yankees were idle on Monday, and the Red Sox lead the Yankees by 6 games. The Yankees start a 2 game series with the Baltimore Orioles Tuesday, before beginning a 4 game series with the Red Sox on Thursday.

The Red Sox finish their 2 game series with the Phillies Tuesday night, with the pregame starting at 6:25 and 1st pitch at 7:10 on AM 1370 WDEA. Drew Pomeranz is scheduled to pitch for the Red Sox.