According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Boston is favored at home, as the Red Sox are getting odds of -165 to win, while the Indians are listed with a money line of +150 to prevail. Jackson tracked the ball over near the bullpen area out in center at Fenway, timed his jump perfectly, made an wonderful catch to rob the home run and then went over the wall and landed in the bullpen. "Yeah, I think the Golden State Warriors have significantly made some moves".
Last season's Cy Young victor Rick Porcello looks like a little leaguer on the mound, David Price can't figure out how to succeed in Boston, and the offense has no pop.
The Red Sox actually challenged the catch, but it stood upon review.
Xander Bogaerts sneaked back onto the field and dumped a bucket of red Gatorade on Vazquez, who moments earlier had crushed a walk-off three-run home run to nearly straightaway center field. Mookie Betts had three hots last night as did Eduardo Nunez, who's been a welcomed addition since bein acquired from the San Francisco Giants before the trade deadline. He joins Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Dalton Jones and Tony Conigliaro as the only Red Sox players in the last 100 years to collect four hits in a game at age 20 or younger. "I was just pumped up for us and glad that I was able to hold on to it". He also scored two runs and drove in three more.
Brantley's RBI single with nobody out opened the scoring and Santana followed with a two-out, two-run double. Get through August and then we get to September and you see the light at the end of the tunnel.
The 27-year-old Olson is up for the second time this season. Sale has been on a tear, failing to allow a run in his last three starts and four of his last five outings. He's 7-2 with a 2.87 ERA in 11 road starts this season.
Reed allowed a homer to the first batter he faced, Carlos Santana, that cut the Sox' lead to 9-8 in the eighth. Martinez fell to 3-4 with a 5.07 ERA to spoil Joey Gallo's two home runs.