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The Boston Red Sox (41-35) pitching staff could not solve the Tampa Bay Rays (32-43) offense in this game as the Rays explode for 13 runs against the Red Sox pitching. Eduardo Rodriguez struggled again in this game as he could not get out of the third inning as the Rays take the first game of three at Tropicana Field.
The Boston Red Sox (41-34) will travel to Tropicana Field to take on the struggling Tampa Bay Rays (31-43). The Red Sox are looking to get back on track after losing two of three in Texas. Both teams have not been playing good baseball lately as the Rays have lost 11 straight games and the Red Sox have lost five of seven. The Red Sox will send Eduardo Rodriguez (1-2, 6.41 ERA) to the mound for the first of three. The Rays will counter with the number one rated prospect Blake Snell (0-2, 2.40 ERA).
The Boston Red Sox (39-30) waste a strong start from Steven Wright as their offense and Kimbrel cost them late. The White Sox (34-36) scored two runs in the tenth inning after a sloppy ninth to take the first game at Fenway Park
The Boston Red Sox (39-29) will look to start off the four game series on the right note as they take on the Chicago White Sox (33-36) at Fenway Park. The Red Sox will look to make it three straight as Steven Wright (8-4, 2.22 ERA) takes the mound for Boston. Wright will look to win his sixth straight start. The White Sox will counter with Miguel Gonzalez (1-2, 4.74 ERA). Gonzalez has a good track record against Boston posting a 6-1 record with a 3.27 ERA.
The Boston Red Sox (39-29) get a strong performance from David Price to win the final game of three against the Seattle Mariners (36-33). Price pitched eight innings as the Red Sox offense came alive late to get the win. Mookie Betts was 3 for 5 and had a crucial home run in the seventh to break the tie.
The Boston Red Sox (37-27) will look to win the series as the take on the Baltimore Orioles (37-27) in the rubber match of the three game set. Winner of this game will take sole possession of first place in the American League East. Eduardo Rodriguez (1-1, 6.06 ERA) will look to get back on track after a bad outing against Minnesota. The Orioles will counter with Tyler Wilson (2-5, 4.73 ERA) who is coming off a no decision against Toronto.
The Boston Red Sox (36-25) scored five runs in the eighth and ninth innings to win the second of three games against the Minnesota Twins (18-43). Xander Bogaerts and Sandy Leon both had four hits and the bullpen shut down the Twins offense as Red Sox move into a tie for first in the American League East.