Red Sox Lose to A’s 3-2 In 10 Innings
The Boston Red Sox are now just 1 game over .500 with a record of 21-20 after they lost their 2nd game in a row to the Oakland A's on Friday night, losing 3-2 in 10 innings.
Chris Sale had another excellent game on the mound for the Red Sox, throwing 7 innings and allowing 7 hits and 2 runs, both earned. He struck out 10 and didn't walk a batter. It was the 8th appearance in a row that Sale has struck out 10 or more batters.
The Red Sox offense was only able to score 2 runs, those coming on Mitch Moreland's 4th homer of the season, coming in the 4th inning.
Joe Kelly and Craig Kimbrel were good in relief, each pitching a scoreless and hitless inning. The problem was the 10th inning, when Heath Hembree gave up a walk-off homerun to the first batter he faced, Mark Canha.
Drew Pomeranz goes for the Red Sox Saturday afternoon, with the pregame starting at 3:20 and 1st pitch at 4:05 on AM 1370 WDEA.