Red Sox Beat Mets 4-3 Magic Number Is 2 [VIDEO]
The Boston Red Sox beat the New York Mets Sunday, September 16th, 4-3. It was the Red Sox's 103rd victory of the season, and combined with the Yankees 3-2 loss in Toronto, the Red Sox magic number to clinch the AL East is 2 with the Red Sox set to open a 3 game series in New York with the Yankees on Tuesday.
In his 2nd start off the disabled list, Chris Sale went 3 scoreless innings, facing just 9 batters, and throwing 42 pitches. He allowed 1 hit and strike out 1 and didn't walk a batter.
Brandon Workman pitched a scoreless 8th inning striking out 2 with his 6th game of the season.
Steven Wright pitched a scoreless 9th to earn his 1st career save.
Brock Holt hit his 5th homer of the season and drove in 2 runs.
Andrew Benintendi drove in the game winning run, scoring Tzu-Wei Lin on a sacrifice fly in the 8th inning.
Mookie Betts gave the Red Sox a scare when he had to leave the game in the 6th inning with "side soreness". After the game the Red Sox thought that Betts would be able to play on Tuesday.
The Red Sox play at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, with the pregame starting at 12:20 and 1st pitch at 1:05 on AM 1370 WDEA.