Red Sox Beat Blue Jays 5-1
The Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Wednesday, July 19th at Fenway Park, to win their 2nd game in a row. Drew Pomeranz picked up his 10th win of the season.
Pomeranz has now won his last 4 decisions, throwing 6.2 innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 run. He struck out 3 and walked 5.
Dustin Pedroia was the offensive catalyst, going 2-3 with a walk and driving in 3 runs. He has hit safely in his last 8 games batting .382. He did commit an error in the 5th inning, his first since August 8, 2016, snapping a franchise record of 114 games, the longest by a 2nd basemen in Red Sox history.
Chris Young was the designated hitter as Hanley Ramirez had the day off. Young was 2-4 with a single and double, both off the Green Monster.
The Boston Red Sox increased their 1st place lead over Tampa Bay to 3.0 games and 4.5 games over the New York Yankees, both of whom lost on Wednesday. The Red Sox will play the final game of the series with Toronto and the homestand on Thursday afternoon with the pregame starting at 12:50 with the pregame starting at 1:35 on AM 1370 WDEA.