Red Sox Allow Orioles to Slip By 2-1

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Grady Sizemore finished 2-4 with one home run but the Red Sox were stymied by Baltimore, 2-1. Boston left 12 runners on base.

The Orioles opened the scoring in the bottom of the second when Nelson Cruz was able to come in to score on a double play. Tied 1-1 in the bottom of the seventh, the Orioles took the final lead when Cruz took Jon Lester deep for a solo homer.

Lester lasted seven innings and fell to 0-1 on the year after he surrendered only two runs on six hits with eight strikeouts and one walk. the win went to Zach Britton (1-0), who pitched two innings and allowed no runs on one hit with no strikeouts and no walks. Sizemore had a productive game for the Red Sox, going 2 for 4 with a home run, a run, and an RBI. Cruz was 1 for 2 with a home run, two runs, an RBI, and a walk in the win.

The Red Sox will face off against the Orioles again Wednesday at Camden Yards at 7:05 PM EDT.


Red Sox Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

A

95.1

J. Tazawa

1.0

0.00

0.00

0

1

0

13

B+

89.1

J. Lester

7.0

2.57

1.00

6

8

1

104


Red Sox Offense

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

A

93.5

G. Sizemore

CF

4

2

1

1

1

0

1

B+

87.9

M. Napoli

1B

2

1

0

0

0

2

1

B+

87.8

D. Pedroia

2B

5

2

0

0

0

0

0

B

86.5

X. Bogaerts

SS

3

1

0

0

0

1

0

C

74.7

A. Pierzynski

C

4

1

0

0

0

0

0

C

73.7

M. Carp

LF

4

1

0

0

0

0

1

C

73.1

W. Middlebroo

3B

3

0

0

0

0

0

1

C-

70.0

J. Bradley Jr

PR

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

C-

70.0

D. Ortiz

DH

5

1

0

0

0

0

1

F

59.0

D. Nava

RF

5

0

0

0

0

0

0


Orioles Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

A

94.8

B. Matusz

0.1

0.00

0.00

0

0

0

3

A

93.4

Z. Britton

2.0

0.00

0.50

1

0

0

21

B+

89.7

T. Hunter

1.0

0.00

1.00

1

1

0

22

B

82.9

C. Tillman

5.0

1.80

1.60

7

4

1

104

C

76.8

E. Meek

0.2

0.00

3.00

0

1

2

19


Orioles Offense

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

A

94.9

N. Cruz

LF

2

1

2

1

1

1

0

A-

91.0

A. Jones

CF

3

2

0

0

0

0

0

B

83.0

J. Schoop

2B

3

1

0

0

0

0

1

B

82.0

M. Wieters

C

3

1

0

0

0

0

2

C

73.7

J. Hardy

SS

4

1

0

0

0

0

1

D

64.0

R. Flaherty

3B

3

0

0

0

0

0

1

D

64.0

D. Young

DH

3

0

0

0

0

0

1

D

63.0

C. Davis

1B

3

0

0

0

0

0

2

D-

61.0

N. Markakis

RF

4

0

0

0

0

0

1


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