Pink Sox change into 1st group in majors to clinch playoff spot
BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Pink Sox have change into the primary group within the majors to clinch a playoff spot this season.
Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 on Tuesday night time at Fenway Park, boosted by pinch-hitter Brock Holt’s go-ahead house run within the seventh inning.
Guided by rookie supervisor Alex Cora, the Pink Sox have the perfect report in baseball at 99-46. They assured themselves a minimum of a spot within the AL wild-card recreation whereas reaching the postseason for the third straight yr.
Boston Pink Sox’s Brock Holt, proper, celebrates with Tzu-Wei Lin (30) and Eduardo Nunez, middle, after his pinch-hit, three-run house run off Toronto Blue Jays aid pitcher Ryan Tepera throughout the seventh inning of a baseball recreation at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (AP Photograph/Charles Krupa)
The AL East-leading Pink Sox started the night time with an eight-game lead over the New York Yankees.
Boston starter Chris Sale got here off the disabled listing and pitched one scoreless inning, putting out two. Sale has been slowed by irritation in his left shoulder, and the Pink Sox had stated they might ease their ace again into motion.
Boston Pink Sox’s Mookie Betts scores on a double by Andrew Benintendi throughout the eighth inning of a baseball recreation towards the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (AP Photograph/Charles Krupa)
Boston Pink Sox beginning pitcher Chris Sale delivers throughout the first inning of a baseball recreation towards the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (AP Photograph/Charles Krupa)
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