Red Sox Win Franchise Record 106th Game, Beat Orioles 6-2

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
GoLocalWorcester Sports Team

Christian Vazquez
The Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 on Monday night to win their franchise-record 106th game of the season.

The win also gives the Red Sox home field advantages throughout the postseason.

"To be part of this, I can't even explain it. We should call timeout and enjoy this one. We know what we want to do in October, but this one ... for us to do it is amazing,” said Red Sox manager Alex Cora after the game.

The previous Red Sox win record was held by the 1912 team who posted 105 wins in their first season at Fenway Park.

Red Sox Cruise Past Orioles

The Red Sox scored four runs in the second inning to take control of the game.

Boston got back-to-back doubles from Steve Pearce and Brock Holt, and then an RBI single from Christian Vazquez and a two-run home run from Rookie Betts.

Betts’ home run was his 32nd of the season, a new career high.

Later in the game, Betts singled and then scored in Boston’s two-run fourth inning.

The Red Sox would cruise to the 6-2 win.

Series Continues

The Red Sox and Orioles continue their series on Tuesday night at Fenway.

The pitching matchup is Boston’s David Price against Baltimore’s Jimmy Yacabonis.

Game time is set for 7 p.m.

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