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

 

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