Red Sox Finish Doubleheader Sweep Winning Nightcap 6-4 [VIDEO]
After beating the Orioles in the 1st game of the doubleheader on Saturday, 5-0, the Boston Red Sox completed the sweep, winning the nightcap 6-4. The win puts the Red Sox 9.5 games of the 2nd place New York Yankees, which is tied for their largest lead this year.
JD Martinez was the star of the game, hitting 2 homers and driving in 3 runs. He leads the majors in HHome Runs with 37, runs batted in with 104, tied for the lead with extra base hits, 69, and leads with total bases 287. He also leads the American League with 143 hits.
Mookie Betts was 2-5 with a double, scoring a run. He's now batting .351. He has socred 99 runs, after scoring 122 in 2016 and 101 in 2017...With 1 more run, he would join Ted Williams as the only Red Sox ever to record three 100-run seasons before turning 26 years old.
Chris Sale has been activated from the disabled list and will start for the Red Sox on Sunday. Brandon Workman was sent back down to Pawtucket. Pregame Sunday starts at 12:20 with the 1st pitch at 1:05 on AM 1370 WDEA.