Red Sox Rout Orioles 19-3
The Boston Red Sox routed the Baltimore Orioles Wednesday afternoon, September 26th, winning 19-3 in the first game of the day/night doubleheader.
Mookie Betts became only the second player in Red Sox history (Jacoby Ellsbury the other) to have 30 homers and 30 stolen bases in a season. Betts was 2-2 for the day before being pulled, and now has 30 stolen bases and 32 homers and is batting .346 on the season.
Meanwhile Xander Bogaerts hit his 22nd homer, and drove in 4 runs, giving him 100 RBI for the first time in his career.
The Red Sox hit a total of 4 homers in the game. In addition to Bogaert's homer, JD Martinez hit his 42nd, Rafael Devers stroked two, his 20th and 21st of the season and Blake Swiheart his his 3rd, a solo shot.
7 of the Red Sox 22 hits were doubles. Ian Kinsler, Martinez, Sandy Leon, Betts, Bogaerts, Mitch Moreland and Tzu Weii Lin all had one a piece
Devers became the 2nd youngest player, behind Ted Williams with 6 RBI's in a day for the Red Sox.
On the mound David Price pick up his 16th win in his last start of the season. He went 5 innings, allowing 6 hits, 3 runs while striking out 6 and walking 3. Steven Wright came on in relief, throwing 2 shutout innings, allowing just 1 hits and striking out 2.
The Red Sox and Orioles will play the nightcap of the doubleheader with the pregame starting at 6:25 and 1st pitch at 7:10 on AM 1370 WDEA. Chris Sale is scheduled to pitch for the Red Sox.