He's hitting.266/.359/.463 through 69 games in his first season with the Boston club.
Could Martinez, Jr. one day follow in his father's footsteps and make his living at Fenway Park, or would it be too much pressure for the younger Pedro to suit up in the same city where his dad is a living legend?
Cleveland was coming off a 7-1 road trip, including a four-game sweep at Target Field last weekend that gave the Indians first place in the division. "At home, I haven't figured it out yet, but I think I'm getting to that point". "That's a real strong outing for JC and it was important to us". Boston is hoping he can provide help with starters Steven Wright out for the season after left knee surgery and Eduardo Rodriguez rehabilitating a right knee injury.
"Today was a step in the right direction", he said.
Blake Parker struck out his lone batter in the 9th inning for his first save of the season. I don't have enough words to say today how proud I am, and how proud of a papa I feel today.
"I have been around for a long time and it's been a blessing being part of Boston", Ortiz said. "So that was the dispute".More news: North Korea preparing for another nuclear weapons test
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Farrell got in an animated argument with Miller and poked his chest, leading Miller to give Farrell his first ejection of the season. "They just put together some timely hits and took advantage of well-placed baseballs".
Danny Espinosa reached on the error, stole second and scored when Eric Young Jr. doubled inside the first-base bag.
LA would go up 3-1 in the sixth on a Luis Valbuena sacrifice fly, before adding two more runs in the 7th and another in the 9th to go up 6-1. Maybin added his RBI double in the seventh.
WASHINGTON - Bryce Harper singled in the winning run in the 10th inning, Brian Goodwin homered twice and Washington got a solid performance from its bullpen in a victory over Cincinnati.
The most interesting thing from this loss was watching Red Sox manager John Farell go off on umpire Bill Miller. Angels INF Yunel Escobar was out of the lineup again on Sunday after injuring his thumb on a diving play in Friday's game. Scioscia also wants to use LHP Jose Alvarez less due to his recent workload. Red Sox bench coach Gary DiSarcina will finish the game as the acting manager.
Maybin was successful for the 23rd time in 24 stolen base attempts, swiping third after his double and before scoring on the balk.
Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi strikes out swing in front of Los Angeles Angels' Martin Maldonado during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Boston. "It's amusing and ironic how the world goes", he said.