Red Sox 3-Hit By Braves Lose 3-1 Tuesday [VIDEO]
The Boston Red Sox had chances in the 1st and 2nd inning, leaving the bases loaded but couldn't really capitalize and lost to the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Tuesday, May 25th at Fenway Park.
Boston's lone run was scored when Rafael Devers was plunked with the ball by Charlie Morton driving in a run. It was Devers' 40th run batted in of the season.
Charlie Morton was brilliant for Atlanta throwing 7.0 innings and only allowing 3 hits. He struck out 9 and walked 2.
Garrett Richards took the loss for Boston and is now 4-3. He went 5.2 innings, allowing 6 hits, 3 runs while striking out 4 and walking 4.
Kike Hernandez led off the game with a single and scored Boston's lone run.
Danny Santana tripled to lead off the 2nd inning.
Hirokazu Sawamura tossed a scoreless 7th inning after allowing 1 of 2 inherited runners to schore in the 6th inning.
Garrett Whitlock threw scoreless 8th and 9th innings, striking out 2 and allowing just 1 hit.
Former Red Sox Pablo Sandoval had 3 hits for the Braves.
Freddie Freeman was 2-4 with a double and Marcell Ozuna was 1-1 with a double and run batted in. Ozuna dislocated a finger while sliding headfirst into 3rd.
Manager Alex Cora on the loss
With the Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees all losing the Red Sox are in 2nd place 0.5 game behind the 1st place Tampa Bay Rays and 0.5 game ahead of the 3rd place New York Yankees.
The Red Sox and Braves play the final game of the quick 2 game series Wednesday night with the pregame starting at 6:10 and 1st pitch at 7:10 on AM 1370 WDEA.