Red Sox Rout Mariners Win 11-2 for Series Sweep [VIDEO]
Don't look now but the Boston Red Sox have won 5 in a row after routing the Seattle Mariners 11-2 on a rainy Mother's Day in Fenway Park on May 12th. The Red Sox are 8-1 in their last 9 games, 11-2 in their last 13 games and 16-6 in their last 22 games. The Red Sox are now in 3rd place 3 games behind the 1st place Tampa Bay Rays and 2.5 games behind the 2nd place New York Yankees.
Rookie phenom who was in a bit of a batting slump blasted out of it, going 3-5 and drove in a season high 5 RBIs. He became the 23rd Red Sox rookie with 5 plus RBIs in a game, the last being Andrew Benintendi who drove in 6 on August 12, 2017 against the New York Yankees.
JD Martinez was 2-4 with both hits being homers, his 7th and 8th of the season.
Rafael Devers, now batting .336 was 3-5 with a double and RBI. It was his 4th straight multiple hit game and during his 5 game hitting streak he is batting .545 (12-22)
Christian Vazquez was 2-3 with a double and is batting .440 (11-25) in 8 games during May.
Xander Boagaerts was 1-1 scoring 3 times and walked 4 times. He reached base a career high tying 5 times in a game, including a career high 4 walks.
Hector Velazquez went a season high 5 innings for the Red Sox in the start, allowing just 2 hits and 2 runs. He walked 2 and struck out 3. He picked up the win
Marcus Walden pitched the 6th and 7th, allowing 1 hit and striking out 3. He is 3-0 with a 0.63 ERA in his last 9 appearances.
The Red Sox are off on Monday, before starting a 2 game series with the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday, May 14th. Chris Sale is scheduled to pitch for Boston with the pregame starting at 6:10 and first pitch at 7:10. Hear the game on AM 1370 WDEA in Ellsworth and Bar Harbor area and The Rock 101.9 FM, WOZI in Presque Isle.