Vazquez Blasts 2 Homers Red Sox Sweep Phillies 6-3 [VIDEO]
Christian Vazquez blasted 2 homers, a grand slam and a solo shot, driving in 5 runs, as the Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 in Philadelphia, Sunday afternoon, September 15th.
Vazquez ended the afternoon 2-4, with the grand slam in the 3rd inning and the solo homer in the 6th.
Andrew Benintendi was 2-4 for Boston batting lead-off as Mookie Betts missed his 2nd consecutive game with a foot injury.
On the mound Rick Porcello went 5 innings for the win, allowing 5 hits and 2 runs. He struck out 6 and walked 1. Brandon Workman picked up his 14th save.
The Red Sox are off on Monday, opening a series at home against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday with Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Hall-of-Famer Carl Yastrzemski coming to Fendway. Nathan Eovaldi will start for the Red Sox, with the pregame starting at 6:10 and 1st pitch at 7:10.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