Red Sox Beat A’s 6-2
The Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland A's 6-2 on Thursday afternoon in the final game of the homestand at Fenway Park. The Red Sox start their final road trip of the regular season on Friday, September 15th with 3 games against Tampa Bay, 3 games against Baltimore and 3 games against the Cincinnati Reds.
Drew Pomeranz picked up the win, his 16th of the season, throwing 6.0 innings allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run, striking out 5 and walking 3.
Andrew Benintendi was 3-4 with 2 doubles, a single and drove in 3 RBI's. It was the second consecutive game with 2 doubles.
Dustin Pedroia, the designated hitter in the game, was 1-3 with a double and RBI. He has scored 8 runs in his last 5 games and now has a 27 game hitting streak against the Oakland A's, dating back to July 14, 2013.
The Red Sox remain 3.0 games ahead of the New York Yankees who are playing a series against the Baltimore Orioles.
Chris Sale pitches for the Red Sox Friday night in their opening game against the Tampa Bay Rays. The pregame starts at 6:25 with the 1st pitch at 7:10 on AM 1370 WDEA.