AL Recaps – Price First American League 12 Game Winner – Beats Red Sox

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla –  The Tampa Bay Rays scored two runs in the seventh inning without the benefit of a hit and held on for a five the three victory over the Boston Red Sox.

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David Price became the American League’s first 12 game winner. ( thisPhoto by surf1punk flicker)

Rays starter David Price pitched into the eighth inning allowing just three runs and six hits to become the first 12 game winner in the American League.

Clay Buchholz Pitched in his first game for the Red Sox since coming off the disabled list and pitched well, taking a one run lead into the seventh inning.

Buchholz then walked his first batter in the game and hit Jeff Keppinger before leaving the game in handing off the lead to the bullpen.

After walking Hideki Matsui intentionally, Jose Lobaton, pinch hitting for José Molina walked to tie the game.

Elliot Johnson that had a sacrifice fly in the Rays took the lead 4-3.

B.J. Upton added a solo shot in the eighth inning, and Fernando Rodney pitched the ninth for his 26th save in 27 opportunities this year.

The two teams meet tomorrow in the rubber game of a three-game series.

Tampa Bay scored five runs on five hits, without the benefit of a home run.

Other American League Scores

Oakland 9 – Minnesota 3 The Oakland A’s used the power of Chris Carter and Yoenis Cespedes to beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3.

Carter and Cespedes each homered and drove in three runs. The A’s have now won eight of their last nine games.

Kansas City 6 – Chicago 3   Alcides Escobar hit two home runs for the Kansas City Royals helping the Royals to a 6-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox

Baltimore 8 – Detroit 6  Taylor Teagarden hit a walkoff home run in the 13th inning and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 8-6

Toronto 11 –  Cleveland 9 Edwin Encarnacion fresh off signing his new contract hit two home runs in the Toronto Blue Jays scored eight runs in the third inning to beat the Cleveland Indians 11-9

New York 5 – Los Angeles 3  Curtis Granderson and Robinson Cano each hit two-run homers and the Yankees continue to be one of the hottest teams in baseball beating Los Angeles Angels 5-3

Seattle 7 – Texas 0   For tonight the team overcame a very strong offense as Felix Hernandes pitched a three-hitter and struck out 12 against the powerful Texas Rangers.

Michael Saunders and Kyle Seager and two RBI and John Jaso homered for the M’s. Yu Darvish was hammered for seven runs in 6 1/3 innings by the Mariners.

 


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