The Toronto Blue Jays’ Ryan Borucki has looked good in his three major league starts, two of them against the Houston Astros and New York Yankees.
Friday night, the young lefty, still looking for his first big league win despite a 2.25 ERA, steps right back into the fire when he faces the sizzling Boston Red Sox and Rick Porcello in Friday night’s second game of a three-game series at Fenway Park.
The Red Sox (66-29) won their season-high 10th straight game and also set the major league record for most victories prior to an All-Star break Thursday night.
They maintained their 3 1/2-game lead over the Yankees atop the American League East, and the Red Sox are 37 games over .500 for the first time since 1946.
Obviously everybody was excited (after the slam), said Betts. It was a big moment in the game that kind of swung everything around. It was definitely fun.
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As far as the length of the at-bat, he said, I think by pitch seven or eight I looked up and I said to myself, ‘You’ve done good getting him out of the game here. If he goes one more and we get to the bullpen in the (fifth) we’ve still got a good chance to score two.’ That wasn’t just the end, though.
Price said, (Betts has) done a great job for us for sure — J.D. (Martinez) as well. I think we have two of the top three guys in the MVP voting right now on our team. That’s huge.
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It was another big eighth inning for the A’s, who lead the majors with 69 runs in the inning this season. This one helped them take three out of four against the Astros. They’ve won eight games this season when trailing after seven innings, which is also the most in the majors.
When you do it so many times, you have confidence doing it, manager Bob Melvin said. And it was different guys today, too. At this point, it’s a true team effort and that’s powerful when Dion Dawkins Womens Jersey you have 25 guys contributing.
Nick Martini had three hits and http://www.billsnflofficialproonline.com/WOMENS_YOUTH_DION_DAWKINS_JERSEY.html drove in two runs for the Athletics, who are 19-5 in their last 24 games but still trail the first-place Astros by eight games in the AL West.