Ramirez earned the attention by coming through with a big hit against his former team for the second night in a row. He lined a two-run double with two out in the 13th inning, and another night of stingy pitching helped the Boston Red Sox extend their winning streak to five games by beating Miami 4-2 Tuesday.
Tress Way Youth Jersey
It was very fun, the Dominican said. I had my kids watching me play, and my family. That’s good. It brings a lot of good memories.
Red Sox ace Chris Sale gave up only one run, and it was tainted, but he needed 93 pitches to get through five innings. Boston starters have allowed less than two runs in each of their six games, the longest such streak in the majors to begin a season, according to Elias.
Sale has an ERA of 0.82 but remains the only Boston starter without a win.
I guess I’m on the island all by myself, he said with a smile. Hopefully we’ll get over that hump next time out.
Leone (0-1) retired the first two batters, but then lost Yelich on a 2-2 pitch before Braun whacked the next one for his fourth career game-ending homer.
As a player and a competitor, those are the moments that we live for, Braun said. You hope to be given an opportunity to do something to impact the game there in the ninth inning.
Elite Randy Johnson Jersey Braun Womens Stephen Strasburg Jersey almost missed out on that chance. He jawed with plate umpire Jeff Kellogg for a bit after a called third strike in the eighth, but he returned to the dugout in time to avoid the ejection.
I was lucky I didn’t get thrown out in the eighth, Braun said. I wasn’t too excited about that strike call. So, luckily I didn’t say too much and I was able to stay in the game and have an opportunity to come through.