No again. That’s what they were thinking in the stands Fenway park Monday afternoon, when the Boston Red Sox They seemed to be on the brink of another disturbing loss at home. But this time, until their last strike, the Red Sox were rescued by Rafael Devers, who hit a 414-foot double that tied the game in the bottom of the 10th inning.
And they were rescued again by Travis shaw, who marked his recent comeback to the Red Sox by busting a grand slam in the bottom of the 11th to give Boston an 8-4 slate victory over the Rangers at home. Here the video:
It didn’t look like the Red Sox were going to need all those late-game heroics when right-handed sprinter Nathan Eovaldi left after seven innings (four hits, one dirty run, no walks, seven strikeouts) and a lead of 3-1.
However, right-handed closer Matt Barnes, who has struggled in August, and once again ‘watered the mess’ and couldn’t keep that lead. And the Rangers took their first lead in the 10th on Nathaniel Lowe’s single through the shortstop.
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That wasn’t enough to keep the Red Sox (71-55) at bay, who came back for a win they desperately needed to get two of three out of the 43-81 American League West rangers.