Red Sox Set Franchise Record and Earn Home Field Advantage [VIDEO]
The Boston Red Sox set a franchise record of 106 wins, beating the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 at Fenway Park on Monday, September 24th. With the win, Boston clinched the best record in the majors in 2018, giving them home field advantage throughout the playoffs.
The Red Sox will have finished with sole possession of Major League Baseball's best record 5 times (1903, 1912, 1915, 1946), and a share of the best record twice (2007, 2013)...Boston won the World Series in 5 of those 6 previous seasons
Monday night, Nathan Eovaldi picked up the win for Boston, throwing 5 innings, allowing 1 run on 4 hits. He struck out a career tying 10 batters.
Mookie Betts was 2-4 with his 32nd home run. He improved his major league leading batting average to .343 In the last 3 games, Betts has gone 10-for-16 (.625) with 7 runs, 4 doubles, 3 homers, and 8 RBIs
Xander Bogaerts was 2-4 driving in a run, his career best 96th of the season.
The Red Sox will play Baltimore on Tuesday, September 25th with David Price scheduled to pitch. The pregame starts at 6:25 and 1st pitch at 7:10 on AM 1370 WDEA.