Monday, August 17, 2015

Red Sox Fail Dramatic Comeback, Fall To M's, 10-8

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The Red Sox found themselves down 7-0 on Sunday, and came all the way back to tie the game at 8-8 in the bottom of the ninth. But too much reliance on a shaky Craig Breslow led to two Mariner runs in the 12th inning and a 10-8 loss. The comeback was fueled by home runs by Xander Bogaerts and Rusney Castillo, and three-hit performances from both Brock Holt and rookie Travis Shaw. Lefty starter Henry Owens had a very poor start—allowing seven runs and ten hits over 6 innings, striking out 10 and walking 1.