Red Sox Beat Phillies 7-3
The Boston Red Sox have won 3 in a row, beating the Philadelphia Phillies, this time in Philadelphia 7-3 on Wednesday night, June 15th. After playing two extra inning games lasting over 4 hours, Wednesday's game only took 3 hours and 26 minutes.
Mookie Betts leading off was 4-5 with 2 home runs, a single and a double. He drove in 3 runs and was just a triple short of hitting for the cycle.
Xander Bogaerts was 2-5 with a double, driving in 3 runs. Dustin Pedroia was 2-5 and Jackie Bradley Jr. was 2-4 with a double.
The only bad thing for the Red Sox was that the starting pitcher, Brian Johnson left after 2.2 innings with shoulder pain. The Red Sox relief corps pitched the final 6.1 innings, allowing only 2 hits.
The Red Sox are now 2.0 games out of 1st place behind the New York Yankees who have lost 2 games in a row.
The Red Sox go for the 4 game sweep on Thursday night, with the final game against the Phillies. The Red Sox send Chris Sale with his 8-2 record to the mound with the pregame starting at 6:20 and 1st pitch at 7:05 on AM 1370 WDEA