Red Sox Shutout A’s 8-0 [VIDEO]
The Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland A's Saturday afternoon 8-0 in Oakland as Xander Bogaerts set the Red Sox franchise record for most games started at shortstop with 1082.
Nick Pivetta picked up his 5th win in a row and is now 5-4 on the season. He went 7.0 strong innings allowing just 2 hits and striking out 7. He walked 2.
Tanner Houck pitched the 8th inning allowing 2 hits and striking out 2 and Hirakazu Sawamur pitched the 9th, striking out 1. He didn't allow a hit.
Alex Verdugo was 3-5 with his 13th double of the season. He drove in 2 runs.
Trevor Story had a pair of doubles and was 2-5 with a run batted in.
Jarren Duran batting leadoff was 2-5.
Rafael Devers was 1-4 and drove in 2 runs.
JD Martinez was 1-5 with his 18 double of the season.
Xander Bogaerts was 2-3
Franchy Cordeiro was 1-3 with 2 runs batted in.
Manager Alex Cora on the win.
The Red Sox and A's conclude their 3-game series Sunday afternoon. Rich Hill is scheduled to start for Boston. The pregame starts at 3:07 with the 1st pitch at 4:07 on AM 1370 WDEA.