Red Sox Outlast Phillies 2-1 in 13 Innings on Swihart Walk-off

BOSTON – Nine innings weren’t adequate during Fenway Park Monday night

Or 10. Or 11. Or 12.

It took 13 innings, though a Red Sox eventually kick a Phillies 2-1 interjection to a walk-off, RBI ground-rule double from Blake Swihart.

For Swihart, a game-winning strike was nonetheless another box for some-more unchanging personification time. The switch-hitting catcher, who asked for a trade progressing in a deteriorate due to his miss of personification time, now has a 10-game attack strain and has shown signs of alleviation defensively behind a plate.

Meanwhile, David Price incited in one of his excellent outings of a season, holding a Phillies to one run in 8 innings of work. The lefty struck out five, walked one, and gave adult 8 hits.

Red Sox starters have a 1.44 ERA in their final 11 starts.

Phillies ace Aaron Nola was equally strong, giving adult only 4 hits in 8 innings. The righty authorised one run, one walk, and struck out six.

The tip 5 hitters in Boston’s sequence were 0-for-17 opposite Nola.

Tyler Thornburg, Ryan Brasier, Heath Hembree, Joe Kelly, and Hector Velazquez tossed 5 scoreless innings out of a bullpen for Boston.

How it happened:

Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco non-stop a scoring with a RBI singular in a second.

The Phillies bailed a Red Sox out of a third inning by using into a double play. With runners during initial and third with one out, Rhys Hoskins pennyless for home on a grounder to third, finale adult in a rundown. As Hoskins went behind toward third, Odubel Herrera attempted to allege from second to third and was tagged out by Xander Bogaerts. Hoskins was afterwards put out by Eduardo Nunez in a second rundown. The play went 5-2-6-5.

The Red Sox tied a diversion in a fifth on a triple to core by Nunez. Herrera, a centerfielder, seemed to overshoot a round in his try to locate it, permitting Jackie Bradley Jr. to measure from first. The Sox left runners during a corners when Sandy Leon lined into a double play on a hit-and-run.

Price sealed out his tour by stranding Phillies during initial and second in a eighth.

Brock Holt led off a home half of a eighth with a double though didn’t allege any further. Nola forced a pop-up from Sandy Leon, struck out Mookie Betts swinging, and prompted a fly round from Andrew Benintendi to get out of a inning unharmed.

J.D. Martinez led off a ninth with a walk, though Mitch Moreland grounded into a double play, for all intents and functions holding a Sox out of a inning.

With dual outs in a 10th, Holt doubled again and stole third bottom to put a winning run 90 feet from home, though Swihart, pinch-hitting for Leon, flied out to left.

In a 13th, Nunez led off a inning with a singular and stole second to get into scoring position. Holt wasn’t means to expostulate him in, though Swihart delivered with a walk-off double.

Up next:

The Sox and Phillies hang adult their brief two-game array Tuesday. Drew Pomeranz (1-4, 6.91 ERA) will face Jake Arrieta (8-6, 3.45 ERA).

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