Red Sox Can’t Survive Home Run Barrage Fall to Blue Jays 7-2 [VIDEO]
The Toronto Blue Jays treated Saturday's game with the Red Sox like batting practice, hitting 5 home runs, including 3 in the 5th inning, as the Red Sox fell to Toronto 7-2
Nick Pivetta allowed a season high 6 runs in 5.0 innings. He gave up 6 hits, and 6 runs while striking out 6 and walking 2. Prior to the game, the Red Sox hadn't allowed 1 or more homers in 46 consecutive games.
One bright spot for the Red Sox was Brandon Brennan, who pitched 3 scoreless innings in his Red Sox debut. He allowed 3 hits, walked 2 and struck out 1.
Rafael Devers was 2-4 with a RBI triple in the 8th inning
Kike Hernandez threw out Joe Panik attempting to score in the 2nd inning. It was his 3rd outfield assist and the Red Sox' major league leading 19th.
Bobby Dalbec was 1-4 with a triple in the 5th inning. In his last 3 games he's 4-12 with a double, triple, and home run to go along with 3 RBIs
Christian Vazquez was 1-4 with a RBI single in the 6th inning. He stole 2nd in the 2nd inning and leads the Red Sox with 6 stolen bases.
For Toronto Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was 1-2 with his 20th homer of the season.
Bo Bichette was 2-5 with his 12th homer of the season
Cavan Biggio was 3-4 with a double and his 4th homer of the season
Marcus Semien was 1-5 with his 14th homer of the season.
Manager Alex Cora on the game.
Tampa Bay rallied to beat Baltimore 5-4 and are now 2.0 games ahead of the Red Sox who are in 2nd place.
The Red Sox and Blue Jays play game 3 of the 4 game series Sunday afternoon. Pregame starts at 12:10 and first pitch at 1:10 on AM 1370 WDEA.