Sox Beat Orioles 3-2 in Game 1 [Video]
Jonny Gomes started off the bottom of the 9th with a single to deep short. David Ross advanced Gomes to 2nd with a picture perfect sacrifice bunt. Jonathan Herrera batted for Jackie Bradley Jr, and hit a broken bat single to right center, scoring Gomes, and the Red Sox came away with a 3-2 walk off win! It was the Red Sox 6th walk off win of the year.
Stephen Drew gave the Red Sox a 1-0 lead with his first home run of the year
Jon Lester threw 118 pitches going 8 innings, allowing 2 unearned runs, 5 hits and striking out 7 for the no decision. Lester is now 3-0 in his last 5 starts with a 0.95 ERA.
The Red Sox are now 39-47 and 7.0 games out of 1st place. These two teams will meet tonight at 7:05 PM in the second game of the day night doubleheader. The Red Sox will send John Lackey to the mound while Baltimore will counter with Ubaldo Jimenez. Game 2 is on WDEA AM 1370 with the pregame starting at 6:25 PM.