The Cleveland Indians defeated the Boston Red Sox in walk-off fashion Monday night, but even their play-by-play announcer was surprised by the manner in which the victory occurred. "This was no different".
With the game tied at zero in the top of the 2nd inning, New York's Didi Gregorius doubled to right field.
Fernando Rodney gave up a leadoff homer to Michael Conforto before getting three outs for his 28th save in 33 tries. Holt threw wildly to third, allowing Guyer to race home with the winning run. "Move forward and get after it tomorrow".
J.D. Martinez had an RBI single and left fielder David Peralta threw out the potential go-ahead run at the plate for the Diamondbacks, who began the day with a 2 1/2-game lead over Milwaukee for the second NL wild card.
MLB baseball comes to Progressive Field Tuesday with the Boston Red Sox visiting the Cleveland Indians.
The left-hander is 4-3 with a 1.65 ERA and has 79 strikeouts in 54 2/3 innings.
"It sucks, honestly", he said. "In a close game, late in a game, when you're putting the leadoff guy on, it kind of puts you at an automatic disadvantage, especially a team that's got speed and you're in the middle of the order in a close game".
From Aug.1 through Aug.11, Barnes went seven straight appearances without giving up a hit.
Wade Miley (7-10) held the A's to two runs, five hits and four walks over six-plus innings to pick up his first win at Camden Yards since June 17.
Reed threw just 12 pitches in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Yankees, but Farrell was likely more anxious about the 30 pitches he tossed in a marathon win over NY on Friday.
"I feel good right now", he said. Things were already alarming when the hard-throwing lefty, one who typically sits between 95-96 with his four-seamer, was averaging just more than 90 miles per hour Monday night.
Andrew Benintendi and Hanley Ramirez both hit home runs for Boston. Boston starter Eduardo Rodriguez allowed three runs on four hits and two free passes before Matt Barnes allowed an 8th inning run for a BS while Brandon Workman gave up a 9th inning run to absorb the loss. Star reliever Andrew Miller pitched to one batter in the seventh inning, walking him, then left the mound after a recurrence of right patellar tendinitis.
The Red Sox are without Dustin Pedroia and possibly Mitch Moreland, who sat out last night with neck soreness.