Dodgers Take Down Red Sox in 12 Innings

The Los Angeles Dodgers had a 4-2 lead in the eighth-inning on the road against the Boston Red Sox. Xander Bogaerts and J.D. Martinez hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth-inning off of Pedro Baez to tie the game at four and eventually send the game into extra innings.

Boston had chances to win the game in the ninth, 10th, and 11th innings but Los Angeles’s bullpen did a tremendous job getting out of jams.

In the 12th inning, Max Muncy walked with the bases loaded and no body out and it gave the Dodgers a 5-4 lead. Alex Verdugo had an RBI single and Russell Martin also had an RBI on a force play in that inning and Los Angeles took down the Red Sox 7-4 in 12 innings.

In the first-inning, A.J. Pollock hit a three-run homer for the Los Angeles Dodgers off of David Price.

Andrew Benintendi had an RBI single in the first-inning for Boston, but another run was also able to score because of a throwing error by Chris Taylor for Los Angeles.

Pollock also had another RBI single in the fifth-inning for the Dodgers.

Dylan Floro (4-2) was the winning pitcher for Los Angeles. He pitched 1.1 innings and gave up two hits. Floro walked two batters and struck out one.

Hector Velazquez (1-4) was the losing pitcher for the Boston Red Sox. He pitched one inning and gave up two hits and three runs. Velazquez walked two batters and struck out one.

Joe Kelly picked up his first save of the season for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He pitched 0.2 innings and struck out two batters.

Hyun-Jin Ryu started for them. He pitched seven innings and gave up eights hits and two runs. Ryu walked one batter and struck out six.

David Price started this game for Boston. He only pitched five innings and gave up four hits and four runs. Price walked three batters and struck out seven.

Los Angeles took two-out-of-three in this series and they will begin a four-game series on the road against the Philadelphia Phillies starting on Monday night.

The Red Sox will begin a four-game series at home against the Toronto Blue Jays starting on Monday night.

 

 

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