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Eovaldi, Vazquez help Red Sox beat contending Rays 7-4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) A former teammate created a speed bump for the playoff-contending Tampa Bay Rays.

Nathan Eovaldi pitched six gritty innings, Christian Vazquez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Rays 7-4 Sunday.

Standings - AL East

Teams W L Pct GB L10 Stk
NYY 102 55 .650 - 6-4 W2
TB 92 64 .590 9.5 5-5 L1
BOS 81 74 .523 20.0 5-5 W1
TOR 63 93 .404 38.5 6-4 L2
BAL 51 105 .327 50.5 4-6 W1

Team Leaders - Hitting

Name Total
AVG Rafael Devers .307
HR J.D. Martinez 35
RBI Rafael Devers 112
R Mookie Betts 132
SB Mookie Betts 15
RC Xander Bogaerts 125.1
OBP Mookie Betts .388
SLG J.D. Martinez .560
OPS J.D. Martinez .941

Team Leaders - Pitching

Team Rankings - Hitting

Total AL Rank MLB Rank
R 860 2 4
AVG .268 2 4
SLG 0.467 2 4
OBP .339 2 3
HR 237 2 6
SB 63 3 8

Team Rankings - Pitching

Total AL Rank MLB Rank
W 81 3 7
ERA 4.62 3 7
WHIP 1.372 3 7
K/9 10.00 1 2
BAA 0.251 3 6
SLG 0.429 2 6
OBP .329 3 8

Latest Game - Sep 22, 2019

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
BOS (81-74) 4 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 7 11 0
TB (92-64) 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 9 2

W: Eovaldi  (2-0) L: Yarbrough  (11-5)

BOS - HR: Vázquez  (22)

TB - HR: Wendle  (2) , McKay  (1)

Player News

Nathan Eovaldi SP: Eovaldi (2-0) gave up three... Sep 22, 8:46PM

Andrew Benintendi LF: Benintendi (jammed left... Sep 22, 4:58PM

Darwinzon Hernandez SP: Darwinzon Hernandez allowed... Sep 22, 4:46PM

Matt Barnes RP: Matt Barnes walked one and... Sep 22, 4:46PM

Brandon Workman RP: Brandon Workman did not allow... Sep 22, 4:46PM

Player Injuries

Player Injury Status Exp Return
Andrew Benintendi LF Thumb Day-to-Day 2019/09/23
David Price SP Wrist Day-to-Day 2019/09/11
Chris Sale SP Elbow 60-day IL 2019/08/24
Michael Chavis 1B,3B Shoulder 10-day IL 2019/08/22
Heath Hembree RP Elbow 10-day IL 2019/08/12
Steven Wright SP Foot 60-day IL 2019/07/24
Steve Pearce LF Back 60-day IL 2019/06/11
Dustin Pedroia 2B Knee 60-day IL 2019/04/29

Recent Transactions

Date Player Transaction
2019/09/04 Colten Brewer RP  Called Up from Minors
2019/09/04 Trevor Kelley RP  Called Up from Minors
2019/09/04 Bobby Poyner RP Called Up from Minors
2019/09/04 Mike Shawaryn RP,SP Called Up from Minors
2019/09/03 Michael Chavis 1B,3B  Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment

Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Sun, Sep 22 @Tampa Bay W, 7-4 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Sep 21 @Tampa Bay L, 5-4 Boxscore Recap
Fri, Sep 20 @Tampa Bay L, 5-4 Boxscore Recap
Thu, Sep 19 San Francisco W, 5-4 Boxscore Recap
Wed, Sep 18 San Francisco L, 11-3 Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Mon, Sep 23 @Tampa Bay 7:10PM EDT Preview
Tue, Sep 24 @Texas 8:05PM EDT Preview
Wed, Sep 25 @Texas 8:05PM EDT Preview
Thu, Sep 26 @Texas 2:05PM EDT Preview
Fri, Sep 27 Baltimore 7:10PM EDT Preview