Red Sox Double Up Mets 6-3 for 6th Win in a Row [VIDEO
The luck of the yellow City Connect jersey continues, as the Boston Red Sox doubled up the New York Mets 6-3 on Monday, September 21st for their 6th win in a row. The Red Sox are 5-0 on their current homestand wearing the yellow jerseys and you can probably expect to see them wear them again tonight!
Xander Bogaerts was 2-3, hitting his 23rd homer of the season in the 5th inning, and a bases loaded single in the 6th inning, driving in 4 runs for the Red Sox. Since coming back from the COVID list on September 10th, he's 13-36 for a .361 batting average with 1 double, 1 triple, 3 homers and 9 runs batted in.
Kike Hernande was 1-3, hitting his 18th homer, a solo shot in the 5th inning.
Bobby Dalbec continued to be an extra-base machine, going 2-4 with a double. 23 of his last 35 hits have been extra base hits, 9 doubles, 2 triples and 12 homers.
Jose Iglesias was 1-3 with a double and now has a 8 game hitting streak.
Eduardo Rodriguez started for Boston and only pitched 4.1 innings. He threw 92 pitches, allowing 5 hits and 2 runs. He struck out 5 and walked 3.
Ryan Brasier, recalled from Worcester when Garrett Whitlock went on the Injured List with a strained pectoral muscle, pitched a scoreless and hitless inning, striking out 1.
Austin Davis got the final 2 outs in the 6th inning.
Hansel Robles pitched the 7th inning striking out 2. He now has a 9 appearance, scoreless streak, going 8.1 innings. During that time he has struck out 14, walked 2 and batters are 3-28 against him.
Garrett Richards went 1.1 innings, allowing 1 hit and 1 run, a homer to Pete Alonso
Darwinzon Hernandez put the game away, getting the last 2 outs.
Manager Alex Cora on the night.
Boston still owns the top Wild Card spot. They are 1.5 games ahead of Toronto who has the 2nd Wild Card spot. The Yankees are a half game back of the Blue Jays. The Red Sox have 10 games left in the season.
The Red Sox and Mets will play the final game of the quick 2-game series Tuesday night. Hear the pregame starting at 6:10 p.m. with the 1st pitch at 7:10 p.m. on AM 1370 WDEA.