video: Porcello Picks Up MLB-Worst 16th Loss as Red Sox Fall 10-4 to Blue Jays

Tuesday, September 05, 2017
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Rick Porcello
Reigning AL Cy Young winner Rick Porcello gave up three home runs in six innings as the Boston Red Sox fell 10-4 to the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on Monday night.

Porcello was charged with seven runs and 10 hits in 5 1/3 innings pitched. He picks up his MLB-worst 16th loss of the season.

The Red Sox fall to 77-61 on the season and have now lost four of their last five games.

Their AL East lead over the Yankees is down to 2.5 games.

Toronto’s Home Runs Beat Red Sox

The Blue Jays jumped on Porcello right from the first inning.

Toronto’s Kendrys Morales hit a three-run home run in the first inning to put the Blue Jays up 3-0.

Boston would get two runs back in the bottom of the second to make the score 3-2, before the Blue Jays would pull away.

Jose Bautista hit a solo home run in the third inning to make it 4-2 before teammate Raffy Lopez blasted a three-run home run in the top of the sixth to chase Porcello from the game and give Toronto a 7-2 lead.

Boston would make it 7-4 with a run in the bottom of the inning and another in the 7th, but that would be all they would score.

Toronto added three runs in the top of the 9th to cruise to the 10-4 win.

Series Continues

The Red Sox and Blue Jays continue their series on Tuesday, September 5 at 7 p.m.

The pitching matchup is Boston’s Eduardo Rodriguez against Toronto’s Marco Estrada.

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