Red Sox Bats Go Silent – Shut-Out 5-0
A day after scoring 17 runs and banging out 17 hits, the Boston Red Sox bats went silent as they were nearly no-hit in the final game of the 3 game series with the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, July 21st. The result... a 5-0 shut-out loss to Baltimore
Boston's lone hit came off the bat of Rafael Devers, a double in the 7th inning. Red Sox batters struck out 12 times Sunday afternoon.
Meanwhile former Oriole Andrew Cashner who was 9-3 for Baltimore lost his 2nd game om a row for the Red Sox, since being traded. He went 6 innings, with his former team scoring 4 runs off of him on 6 hits. He allowed 2 homers and struck out 7 and walked 2.
Boston is 54-46 and is 11 games behind the New York Yankees and 3.5 games out of the wild card. The next 13 games will determine the Red Sox fate, as they play them all against Tampa Bay and the New York Yankees. The Red Sox open a 3 game series in Florida against Tampa Bay Monday night, with the pregame starting at 6:10 and 1st pitch at 7:10. Eduardo Rodriguez is scheduled to start for the Red Sox. Hear this and every Red Sox game on AM 1370 WDEA in the Ellsworth and Bar Harbor area and The Rock 101.9 FM, WOZI in Presque Isle