Red Sox Lose Again In 13 Innings 6-5
The Boston Red Sox are in the midst of their first 4 game losing streak this year, after losing 6-5 in 13 innings, to the Seattle Mariners in a game that ended early Wednesday morning, Eastern time.
Drew Pomeranz started on the mound for the Red Sox and went 5.0 innings, allowing 3 earned runs on 4 hits. He struck out 7 and walked 4 and had a no decision.
Doug Fister took the loss for the Red Sox, throwing 2.2 innings and allowing 2 runs in the bottom of the 13th inning after the Red Sox had taken a 5-4 lead in the top of the 13th. Fister is now 0-5 on the season.
The Red Sox batters only managed 9 hits in 13 innings. Andrew Benintendi was 2-5, Dustin Pedroia was 2-6 and Hanley Ramirez was 2-6 including a home run.
Rafael Devers, making his major league start was 0-4, with a walk and scored a run. He played 3rd base and didn't commit an error.
The Red Sox loss, combined with the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays wins on Tuesday, means the Red Sox's lead is only 1.0 game over the Yankees and 2.5 games over the Rays.
After the game the Red Sox announced they had traded 2 minor league players to the Giants for Eduardo Nunez, a 3rd baseman who is hitting .308 on the season with 4 homers and 21 doubles.
The Red Sox will turn to ace Chris Sale Wednesday afternoon with the pregame starting at 2:55 PM and first pitch at 3:40 PM on AM 1370 WDEA.