Sale Gives Up 4 Home Runs, Red Sox Fall to Blue Jays 9-4

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
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Chris Sale
Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale matched his career worst by giving up four home runs as the Red Sox fell 9-4 to the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night at Fenway Park.

The last time Sale allowed four home runs in a game was in August of 2013 in a game against the Texas Rangers.

The Red Sox drop to 91-66 on the season and currently have a three-game lead over the Yankees in the AL East.

Blue Jays Get to Sale

With the game tied at 1 in the top of the third, Toronto’s Josh Donaldson hit a first-pitch home run to right field to give the Blue Jays a 2-1 lead. The homer was Donaldson’s second of the game.

Toronto would add to their lead in the top of the 5th when Teoscar Hernandez hit a leadoff home run to put Blue Jays up 3-1. Kendrys Morales would follow up with a two-run home run later in the inning to give Toronto a 5-1 lead.

Hernandez would add a two-run home run in the eighth to help the Blue Jays to a 9-1 lead.

Boston would get three runs in the bottom of the inning, but would get no closer.

Series Continues

The Red Sox and Blue Jays continue their series on Wednesday, September 27 at 7 p.m.

The pitching matchup is Boston’s Rick Porcello against Toronto’s Marco Estrada.

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