MLB wrap: Xander Bogaerts hits walk-off grand slam to deliver Red Sox win over Blue Jays

Xander Bogaerts delivered the Red Sox a walk-off win Saturday.The 25-year-old shortstop blasted a grand slam in the bottom of the 10th inning to give Boston a 6-2 victory over the Blue Jays at Fenway Park. The win moved the Red Sox to 67-30 whileToronto fell to 43-51. gave it to ‘em Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) July 14, 2018Boston carried a 1-0 lead into the bottom of the sixth when starter Eduardo Rodriguez was forced to leave the game with a sprained ankle. The Blue Jays scored twice in the seventh before Jackie Bradley Jr. forced extraswith an RBI double two innings later.After Craig Kimbrel held Toronto scorele s in the top of the 10th, Mookie Betts reached on an error with one out in the bottom of the frame. Brock Holt singled and Toronto intentionally walked J.D. Martinez, setting up Bogaerts’ grand slam.Betts finished the game with three hits. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. tallied three hits and an RBI for the Blue Jays in the losing effort.Studs of the nightRays first baseman Jake Bauers scored four runs and tallied four RBIs in a 19-6 win over the Twins..#Rays No. 5 prospect Jake Bauers hit a two-run in the 9th to help @Raysbaseball tie a franchise record (19 runs). He finished the day 2-for-5 with a double, 4 runs and 4 RBIs. No. 54 on @MLB’s Top 100: MLB Pipeline (@MLBPipeline) July 14, 2018Starter Trevor Richards threw six scorele s innings in the Marlins’ 2-0 victory over the Phillies.Duds of the nightTigers starter Michael Fulmer surrendered 10 hits and seven runs against the Astros. Houston came away with a 9-1 win.The Twins bullpen allowed 13 runs in three innings on the mound in their lo s to the Rays.HighlightStarling Marte and Gregory Polanco hit back-to-back home runs in both games of the Pirates doubleheader against the Brewers. Pittsburgh won both games..@Starlingmart and @El_Coffee just went back-to-back in 2 different games on the same day wearing 2 different-colored jerseys.We live for #WeirdBaseball. MLB (@MLB) July 15, 2018What’s nextDiamondbacks (53-43) at Braves (51-42) Arizona will go for a three-game sweep of Atlanta at SunTrust Park Sunday. The Diamondbacks pulled out a 2-1 win in the series opener and followed with a 3-0 victory Saturday. Patrick Corbin (6-3, 3.09 ERA) is set to start for Arizona while Julio Teheran (6-6, 4.26)will take the mound for the Braves.


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