Red Sox Smash 4 Home Runs beat Tampa Bay 5-3 [VIDEO]
The Boston Red Sox ended their 3-game losing streak by defeating the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday afternoon, March 26, as the Red Sox threw a long ball, hitting 4 homers in the win.
Rafael Devers led the way, smashing 2 homers, the 1st, a solo shot in the 1st inning. The 2nd homer, his 3rd of the season, came on his next at bat, a solo home run in the 3rd inning. Both were hit by Rays starter Corey Kluber.
Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a 2-run homer in the 2nd inning, off Kluber, driving him to right center field.
Kike Hernandez hit his 2nd home run of the season, a solo home run in the 5th inning
Michael Wacha started for Boston, pitching 4 innings. He allowed 4 hits and 2 runs, striking out 1. He didn’t want a batter.
Phillips Valdez closed the game, pitching the last 3 scoreless innings, striking out 4 and walking 2.
Boston is now 7-3. They face Minnesota on Sunday afternoon, with Garrett Whitlock slated to start in Boston. The pregame starts at 1 p.m. with the 1st pitch at 1:05 a.m. Listen to today’s game and all Red Sox games on AM 1370 WDEA.
The Red Sox open the 2022 regular season on Thursday, April 7 in New York, against the Yankees.