BOSTON — Not much went right for the Red Sox Thursday night.
Eduardo Rodriguez took the loss, as he allowed six runs and didn’t even make it out of the fourth inning.
The damage started as early as the top of the first, as a two-run double from Marcus Semien before an RBI single from Cavan Biggio to make it 3-0. George Springer made it 4-0 in the second, as Hunter Renfroe robbed a grand slam with a magnificent catch to limit the damage. After a promising 1-2-3 top of the third, the Jays would continue to pile on runs.
With the bases loaded, Rodriguez walked in a run to make it 5-0. The lefty was removed from the ballgame, lasting just 3 1/3, and Phillips Valdez would make it 6-0 on an RBI groundout.
It wouldn’t get any better in the fifth or sixth.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. socked a towering three-run blast off Phillips Valdez well over the Green Monster to make it 9-0 in the fifth, and Brandon Workman would surrender three more runs in the sixth with a trio of RBI hits to make it 12-0.
Hyun-Jin Ryu would continue to shut Boston down, as through his six innings he limited the Sox to just two hits.
Workman would allow yet another RBI hit in the seventh, before the Sox would finally get on the board with a Bobby Dalbec RBI single.
Boston had a number of lineup changes, as Bobby Dalbec was moved to shortstop, Connor Wong was put behind the dish, Christian Vazquez Kevin Plawecki moved to first before pitching a 1-2-3 ninth in his sixth pitching appearance of his career.
Bobby Dalbec is the tallest person to ever appear at shortstop in a Red Sox uniform, at 6-foot-4.
Darwinzon Hernandez and Plawecki made up two of the three scoreless innings the Red Sox mustered, as Hernandez hurled a clean eighth.
Toronto blanked Boston in the ninth despite the Sox managing to get two runners in scoring position, as Boston ended up losing by a final score of 13-1.
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