Red Sox Fall to the Brewers 5-4 Despite Hitting 2 Home Runs
The Boston Red Sox fell to the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday evening, losing 5-4, despite home runs from Rafael Devers and Yu Chang. The big blow by the Brewers was a 3-run homer by Red Sox-Killer Rowdy Tellez.
Tellez homered for the 2nd consecutive game against the Red Sox. In his career, playing with the Blue Jays from 2018-21 he has 14 homers and 29 RBIs in 37 career games against the Red Sox
Garrett Whitlock started for Boston Saturday night and went 4.0 innings allowing 8 hits and 5 runs. He struck out 1 and walked 1.
The relief crew of Rocky Bleir, Matt Schreiber and Kutter Crawford combined to hold Milwaukee scoreless over the final 4 innings, allowing just 1 hit.
Rafael Devers hit a 2-run homer in the 8th inning, his 8th of the season to bring Boston to within 1 run but that's as close as they got. He finished the night 2-4, with a double to go with his home run.
Yu Chang hit his 3rd homer of the season in the 5th inning, a 2-run homer.
Justin Turner had a double, and was 2-4
Masataka Yoshida was 2-4 and is now hitting .213
Boston and Milwaukee will play the rubber-game of their 3-game series Sunday afternoon. You can hear the game on AM 1370 WDEA in Downeast Maine and 101.9 The Rock in Aroostook County. The pregame starts at 1:10 with the 1st pitch at 2:10 p.m.