It took 155 games, but Nathan Eovaldi won his 1st start of 2019, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 7-4 in Florida on Sunday afternoon, September 22nd.

Eovaldi went 6 innings allowing 3 runs on 7 hits. He struck out 6, walking 2.

The Red Sox scored 4 runs in the 1st inning, as Christian Vazquez clubbed a 3 run homer to stake the Red Sox to an early lead. Vazquez ended up 3-5.

JD Martinez was 3-4 driving in 2 runs. Jackie Bradley Jr.had a double, his 25th of the season,

Prior to the game, the Red Sox announced that David Price will have surgery on his wrist Thursday in Boston. He is expected to be ready for Spring Training in 2020

The Red Sox are 81-74 on the season. They will play the Rays on Monday night in the final game of the 4 game series. Jhoulys Chacin is scheduled to start for Boston with the pregame beginning at 6:10 and 1st pitch at 7:10. Hear that game and the remaining games of the regular season on  AM 1370 WDEA in the Ellsworth and Bar Harbor area and The Rock 101.9 FM, WOZI in Presque Isle