Red Sox Blast 3 Home Runs and Shutout Blue Jays 5-0
Maybe the Red Sox just needed to leave the country?! After just scoring 4 runs in their previous 4 games, Boston shutout the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 in Toronto, homering 3 times on Friday night.
James Paxton threw 7.2 innings of 3-hit ball, striking out 7 and walking just 2.
Chris Martin came on and retired the final batter in the 8th via a strikeout.
Kaleb Ort pitched the 9th, striking out 1.
Connor Wong and David Hamilton each doubled. It was Hamilton's 1st career double.
Boston and Toronto play game 2 of the 3-game series on Saturday afternoon. The Red Sox will send Kutter Crawford to the mound. The pregame starts at 2:07 p.m. with the 1st pitch at 3:07. Hear the game on AM 1370 in Downeast Maine and on 101.9 The Rock in Aroostook County.