Red Sox Snap 2 Game Losing Streak Beat Oakland A’s 6-4
The Boston Red Sox snapped their 2 game losing streak on Wednesday, May 16th beating the Oakland A's 6-4 at Fenway Park. The Red Sox are now 13-1 in series finales! Chris Sale improved to 4-1 on the season. He allowed 2 runs on 2 hits in 5 innings. He struck out 9 and walked 4. Craig Kimbrel pitched the 9th inning and picked up his 12th save of the season, despite allowing a solo homer.
JD Martinez hit his 12th homer in the 1st inning, a 2 run shot. He now has his 3 homers in the last 4 games and 7 in his last 14 games. He's hitting .344 on the season.
Mookie Betts was 2-4 and is .batting .353 on the season.
Xander Boagaerts was 1-4 with a homer. His 3-run homer went over the Green Monster in the 6th inning and was his 5th of the season.
The Boston Red Sox will play Baltimore on Thursday, May 17th. This game is a makeup from a rainout on April 16th. The Red Sox, who are a 1/2 game out of first place, trailing the New York Yankees, will send David Price to the mound. The pregame starts at 6:25 and 1st pitch at 7:10 on AM 1370 WDEA.