Red Sox Lose to Blue Jays Sunday 6-1 Open 3 Game Series with White Sox Monday
The Boston Red Sox are 42-37 after losing their 2nd game in a row, to the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 on Sunday afternoon in Fenway Park on June 23rd.
Rick Porcello dropped to 5-7 on the season, throwing 6 innings and allowing 5 runs on 8 hits. He struck out 2 and walked 4. Josh Smith threw the final 3 innings, allowing 1 run on 2 hits while striking out 4 and walking 1.
Mookie Betts was 2-4 with 2 singles, his 21st multi-hit game of the season. Andrew Benintendi was 1-3 and has an 8 game hitting streak. Christian Vazquez singled and now has a 9 game hitting streak, a career long. Brock Holt was 1-1 before being pulled after the 3rd inning with left hamstring tightness.
The Red Sox are in 3rd place, 8 games behind the 1st place Yankees and are 1 game back from the 2nd Wild Card spot. The Red Sox start a 3 game series Monday, June 24 with the Chicago White Sox. They are off Thursday and Friday before playing the Yankees for 2 games in London on Saturday and Sunday. Eduardo Rodriguez is scheduled to pitch for Boston with the pregame beginning at 6:10 and 1st pitch at 7:10. You can hear those games and every game on AM 1370 WDEA in the Ellsworth and Bar Harbor area and The Rock 101.9 FM, WOZI in Presque Isle