The Boston Red Sox lost to the Cleveland Guardians 6-0 on Patriots Day, Monday, April 15th. It was the 3rd consecutive loss on Patriots Day and also the 3rd time they were shutout this season.

Red Sox's batters were stone-cold on the day, managing only 3 hits off of Cleveland's 4 pitchers. It's the 4th time this season Boston was held to 3 or fewer hits in their 17 games. They are 3-5 when not homering in the game.

Kutter Crawford started for the Red Sox and received a no-decision. He went 5.2 innings, allowing just 2 hits and striking out 6. He didn't walk a batter. His 0.42 ERA is the best for a Red Sox starting pitcher through 4 starts (minimum 20.0 innings) since Roger Clemens' 0.28 in 1991.

Rafael Devers returned to the lineup after missing 4 games with a sore left shoulder. He was 1-4 with a single in the 9th inning.

Tyle O'Neill was 1-2, but had to leave in the 7th inning after colliding with Devers on a pop fly. He needed 8 stitches to his head.

Jarren Duran was 1-3 and has reached base in 11 of his last 13 games since April 1st.

Will Brennan was 1-2 for Cleveland with a 2-run pinch-hit homer off of Brennan Bernandino in the 7th inning.

Cleveland would add 2 more runs in the 8th and 9th innings.

Boston is now 9-8 while Cleveland is 11-5. The 2 teams will play on Tuesday night, in the 2nd game of the 4-game series. The pregame begins at 6:10 with the 1st pitch at 7:10 on AM 1370 WDEA.

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