Sox Win Slugfest

Red Sox 15, Orioles 10

The Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles put up a score that is generally seen in the NFL, with Boston taking the heavy end of a 15-10 score.

It was 7-7 in the 8th, when Boston scored 8 runs to pull away. Balty got 3 in the bottom half of the inning, but 3 < 8.

The Sox won despite:

A) Having played 16 innings the night before.

B) Hving used much of their bullpen that same night.

C) David Ortiz beginning his 4 game suspension for fighting.

Boston had 16 hits, 3 of which came from Jacoby Ellsbury. Josh Reddick and Jarod Saltalamacchia hit home runs for Boston, and Dustin Pedroia, Kevin Youkilis and Darnell McDonald all had 3 RBIs.

Dan Wheeler, who has been cut/waived/traded 7 times in his career, picked up the win in relief. He's 2-1, 5.12. He's from Warwick, Rhode Island.

The action returns to Camden Yards at 7 tonight as Kyle Weiland (0-0, 13.50) takes the hill for Boston. He gave up 6 runs in 4 innings in his last action. Boston is 58-36, 1.5 games up on the New York Yankees in the AL East.

Cape Cod Baseball League Schedule

Tuesday July 19, 2011
Gatemen at Whitecaps, Bobby Brosnahan vs Tony Bucciferro, 5:00 PM, Stony Brook
Braves at Red Sox, Ryan Eades, 5:00 PM, Red Wilson Fld
Harbor Hawks at Commodores, Trey Masek vs Kent Emanuel, 7:00 PM, Allen Dmd
Firebirds Anglers, John Brebbia vs Dominic Leone, 7:00 PM, Veterans Field
Kettleers at Mariners, RJ Fondon vs Andrew Leenhouts, 7:00 PM, Whitehouse Fld welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on