August 8, 2015

G111: Tigers 7, Red Sox 6

Red Sox - 011 001 300 - 6 11  0
Tigers  - 000 023 20x - 7 12  0
David Ortiz and Blake Swihart both went 3-for-4 and scored two runs.

Big Papi also drove in three runs, two of them coming on his 23rd home run of the season. Ortiz's option for 2016 vested in his first plate appearance, guaranteeing him $11 million for next season.
Wade Miley / Alfredo Simon
Holt, 2B
Castillo, RF
Bogaerts, SS
Ortiz, DH
Ramirez, LF
Sandoval, 3B
Shaw, 1B
Swihart, C
Bradley, CF
Actual AL East
MFY 61-47 ---
TOR 59-52 3.5
Expected Records Based on RS/RA
TOR 67-44 ---
MFY 61-47 4.5
The Yankees are playing right at their Pythag, but the Blue Jays are eight games under! (For the record, the Red Sox are one game over.) New York and Toronto play this afternoon.


allan said...

Toronto beat MFY 6-0.
AL East lead shrinks to 2.5 games

Dr. Jeff said...

So Cespedis is doing well in NY? I want to see an assessment of the success former red-sox players have had following trades after disappointing tenures in Boston. Gonzales? Cespedis? Various pitchers?