Saturday, July 19, 2014

Nearly Back-To-Back Homers Send Sox To Win

AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Xander Bogaerts and Jonny Gomes each clouted two-run HRs (Gomes of the pinch-hit variety) in the 6th inning to propel the Red Sox from a 4-1 deficit to a 5-4 lead in a thrilling come from behind victory at Fenway Park on Friday night. Clay Buchholz was underwhelming in the win—far from his dominance on last Sunday night. Boston started the second half on winning note to keep hope alive.