Thursday, September 25, 2014

Vazquez And Castillo Get First HRs; Sox Cruise

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Since the Red Sox instituted the (nearly) All-Rookie Line-Up, they've scores 22 runs in two games. Tonight both Christian Vazquez and Rusney Castillo logged their first MLB home runs—in an 11-1 romp over Tampa. Vazquez had four hits and three RBIs, while Mookie Betts was 3-5 with an RBI. Bryce Brentz and Yoenis Cespedes also had two hits each in the 16-hit Boston attack. Allen Webster pitched well again—going seven innings and giving up just one earned run. And, with their 70th win, the Red Sox eclipsed the Bobby Valentine Win Threshold (69) achieved back in 2012. Bring on The Evil Empire and maybe Derek Jeter.