Mariners - 100 000 000 - 1 7 1 Red Sox - 306 022 11x - 15 21 0It was a total team effort, as the Red Sox totaled six doubles, two triples, and three home runs in a rout of the Mariners.
Travis Shaw: 3-for-5, 2 home runs, two runs scored, three RBI
David Ortiz: 2-for-4, double, walk, 3 runs scored, RBI
Pablo Sandoval: 3-for-5, 2 doubles, 2 runs scored, 3 RBI
Brock Holt: 2-for-6, double, triple, 3 RBI
Rusney Castillo: 2-for-3, home run, 2 runs scored, 2 RBI
Jackie Bradley: 3-for-5, double, run scored, RBI
Ryan Hanigan: 2-for-5, 2 runs scored
Mookie Betts: 2-for-6, triple, run, RBI
Joe Kelly: 6-4-1-2-6, 106.
Betts, CFRob Bradford, WEEI: Who Is Going To Play First For Red Sox?
Matt Collins, OTM: Is Pablo Sandoval Really This Bad?
Also: The first-place Blue Jays (winners of 11 straight and 14 of 15) host the MFY (Price/Nova). Toronto is the first team to have two winning streaks of at least 11 games - June 2-14, August 2-13 - since Cleveland in 1954.
Bill Lankhof, Toronto Sun:
Hal Steinbrenner, the New York Yankees' managing general partner, told reporters this week that the American League East Division title is "still ours to lose."
So far, they're done a bang-up job of doing precisely that.
This was a team with a seven-game lead July 28. They have squandered all of it and now are looking up at a surging Blue Jays team which has passed them for the division lead.