The Boston Red Sox lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Wednesday night in 10 innings at Fenway Park. With the roster depleted because of injuries (they were without Xander Bogaerts, Tommy Pham and Christian Arroyo) the Red Sox started Bobby Dalbec at shortstop. Dalbec hadn't started at short since his high school days.
The Boston Red Sox lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night, falling 8-2 and are now 5 games out of the 3rd wildcard spot with 43 games left in the season. Boston opens a crucial 3-game series in Baltimore Friday night. Kutter Crawford is scheduled to start for Boston Friday night, with the pregame beginning at 6:05 p.m. and 1st pitch at 7:05 p.m. on 101.9 The Rock.