September 1, 2019

G137: Red Sox 4, Angels 3

Red Sox - 103 000 000 - 4  8  0
Angels  - 001 100 010 - 3  8  0
Xander Bogaerts singled, doubled, and homered, driving in three runs.

After two innings, David Price (2-1-0-1-2, 45) turned the ball over to Travis Lakins, Ryan Weber, and Hector Velázquez.

In the eighth, Matt Barnes gave up a leadoff homer to Justin Upton before retiring the next three batters. Brandon Workman hit Mike Trout with a pitch with two outs in the ninth and Brian Goodwin flied to center.

J.D. Martinez hit a solo homer (#34) and walked twice.

Also: Justin Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter (9-0-0-1-14, 120), facing 28 batters and striking out 14 as the Astros beat the Blue Jays 2-0 in Toronto. Verlander's second no-hitter was also at Skydome, in 2011.

AL Wild Card: TBR/CLE –, OAK 0.5, BOS 5.0.
David Price / Andrew Heaney
Betts, RF
Devers, 3B
Bogaerts, SS
Martinez, DH
Travis, 1B
Benintendi, LF
Vázquez, C
Holt, 2B
G. Hernández, CF
David Price (left wrist cyst) is back from the 10-day injured list.

Up from Pawtucket: Outfielder Gorkys Hernández (#47), catcher Juan Centeno (#68), and right-handed pitchers Jhoulys Chacin (#43), Hector Velázquez, Travis Lakins, and Ryan Weber.

J.D. Martinez on the current road trip, which ends today: 7 games, 13-for-29 (.448), 5 home runs, 10 runs scored, and 17 RBI; 4 walks and only 5 strikeouts; .448/.500/1.034 (1.534 OPS).

Last night, Mike Trout became the youngest player in history - 28 years, 24 days - to have 200 home runs and 200 stolen bases, slipping in ahead of Barry Bonds (28 years, 349 days). ... Earlier this season, Trout became the first player in American League history to have 25+ home runs and 10+ stolen bases in eight consecutive seasons.

AL Wild Card: CLE/OAK/TBR –, BOS 5.5.

1 comment:

Jake of All Trades said...

Run the table in September and we’re fine.


(We can probably lose a couple, but I’ll set the bar high...)