The Boston Red Sox fell behind early to the Rays, 5-1 but tied the score 5-5 in the 6th inning, before ultimately losing 7-5 as Kenley Jansen allowed 2 runs in the 9th inning on Thursday, May 16th at Fenway Park

The Red Sox have now lost 9 of their last 13 games since May 2nd and dropped back to .500 with a record of 22-22.

Cooper Criswell started for the Red Sox and lasted just 3.2 innings. He allowed 4 hits and 4 runs, 3 of which were earned. He struck out 3 and walked 2.

Jarren Duran had a night at the plate. He was 3-5 with a pair of doubles and a solo home run in the 6th inning which had tied the score at 5-5.

Rafael Devers was 2-4 and hit his 178th career home run, a solo shot in the 2nd inning. The homer tied him with Nomar Garciaparra for 12th-most on the Red Sox all-time list.

The Red Sox caught another runner trying to steal Thursday night, and have now caught 8 of 12 attempted base stealers over their last 6 games!

Boston now heads out on the road with a 3-game series with the St. Louis Cardinals, and 3 games with the Tampa Bay Rays. Friday night's pregame with the Cardinals begins at 7:15 p.m. with the 1st pitch at 8:15 p.m. on AM 1370 WDEA.

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