Sale K’s 13 Sox Win 4-1 [VIDEO]
Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale struck out 13 Toronto Blue Jays and allowed only 4 hits and didn’t allow a run through 8 innings and ended up with a no decision as the Boston Red Sox took the rubber game from the Blue Jays 4-1 on Thursday, April 20th.
Sale departed with the lead, as the Red Sox led 1-0 going into the bottom of the 9th inning when closer Craig Kimbrel came in. He blew the save, allowing a home run to Kendrys Morales but the Red Sox scored 3 runs in the 10th inning and Kimbrel picked up the vulture win. (A vulture win, is when a reliever blows the save and then picks up the win).
Sale now has a record of 1-1 and a ERA of 0.91 after 4 games. He has struck out 42 in 29.2 innings.
Mookie Betts drove in the game winning runs with a bases loaded double in the 10th inning, driving in 3 runs.
Xander Bogaerts had given the Red Sox the lead in the top of the 9th inning driving in Mitch Moreland who had hit his 11th double of the season.
The Boston Red Sox are now 10-6 on the season and open up a 3 game series at Baltimore on Friday, April 21st with the pregame starting at 6:20 and 1st pitch at 7:05 on AM 1370 WDEA.