Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Sandy "The Babe" Leon Goes Wild At Fenway, Red Sox Smite Blue Jays, 8-3

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As we conveyed to you yesterday, Sandy "The Babe" Leon is having a killer May. Last night, he added to that description—going 3-4 with a 2-run HR and two doubles—in Boston's 8-3 win over the Blue Jays. Also with solid offensive nights were Xander Bogaerts (2-4, solo HR, 2 runs scored) and J.D. Martinez (2-4, RBI). Also chipping in with RBIs were: Jackie Bradley, Jr., Andrew Benintendi and Mitch Moreland. Rick Porcello went 6.2 innings of mostly effective work (just two earned runs)—although things started to seriously unravel for him in the seventh. Craig Kimbrel needed to come on in the ninth to quell a mini-rally in the making for his 17th save of the year. Joe Kelly also put out a fire earlier. A day game today and then it's off to Houston to play the World Champs (who, by the way, blew a 5-3 ninth-inning lead last night in the Bronx).