Red Sox Sweep Blue Jays Win Wednesday 6-4
The Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday, May 30th, 6-4 and have now won 9 of their last 11 games and 11 out of their last 14 games. This was the 5th series sweep of the season. The Red Sox now have a 39-17 record, just the 3rd time in the Red Sox's 118 year history that they are 39-17, (the last time was in 2002).
Eduardo Rodriguez picked up the win, and is now 6-1. He pitched 6.2 innings, allowing 3 hits, 2 earned runs and struck out 7. The Red Sox are 10-1 in Rodriguez's 11 starts this season.
JD Martinez was 1-4 hitting his 18th homer of the season.He has now hit 9 homers in his last 13 games.
Eduardo Nunez was 2-4 with a homer, and drove in 2 runs. Andrew Benintendi blatting lead-off was 2-4. In his last 5 games he's 10-21, batting .476. Blake Swihart made his first career start at first and was 2-3.
The Boston Red Sox start a 4 game series against the Houston Astros on Thursday, May 31st in Houston. Drew Pomeranz will take the mound for the Red Sox with the pregame starting at 7:25 PM and first pitch at 8:10 on AM 1370 WDEA.