Red Sox Fall to A’s 7-3
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Matt Olson so far today:— Oakland A's ����⚾️ (@Athletics) September 14, 2017
-Two-run home run
-This bases-loaded, inning-ending double play.
Foster was 3-1 with an ERA of 1.50 in his prior four starts.
The loss drops the Red Sox to 82-63 on the season. They now have a three game lead in the AL East.
A’s Take Control Early
Former Red Sox Jed Lowrie hit an RBI triple to right field to give Oakland a 1-0 lead. Loire would then score on an RBI single from KhrisThe Davis.
Oakland’s Matt Olson then hit a two-run home run to right field to put Oakland up 4-0.
The Red Sox scored a run in the bottom of the inning on an RBI groundout by Mookie Betts to make the score 4-1 Oakland.
The A’s would add two runs in the top of the third and cruise to the 7-3 win.
The Red Sox and A’s wrap up their series on Thursday, September 14 at 1:35 p.m.
The pitching matchup is Boston’s Drew Pomeranz against Oakland’s Daniel Gossett.
The X Red Sox pitcher should start X game for them in the presumed Division Series talk is going to be a joy from now until end of season— Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) September 13, 2017
Related Slideshow: The History of Baseball in Central Massachusetts
Baseball and Central Mass. go way back - to the 1860s. The local historical landmarks range from Mudville to Hotel Vernon to Fitton Field. A version of these highlights is posted on the site of the new, yet-to-be-formally-named Worcester Baseballteam of the three-year-old Futures Collegiate Baseball League.
First Perfect Game
The first perfect game in the history of Major League Baseball was pitched in Worcester, on June 12, 1880, by J. Lee Richmond for the Worcester Worcesters – also known at various times as the Brown Stockings and the Ruby Legs - versus the Cleveland Blues at the Worcester Driving Park Grounds, located in the Worcester Agricultural Fairgrounds near Elm Park. Worcester joined the National League in 1880, replacing the failed Syracuse Stars.
NE Collegiate Baseball
A New England Collegiate Baseball League team played in Leominster from 1995 to 1999. Called the Central Mass. Collegians, they won the NECBL Championship in both 1995 and 1996, and During the 1995 season, they played a game against the Cuban National Youth Team in Worcester.
Wachusett Dirt Dawgs
The Wachusett Dirt Dawgs, who play at historic, and newly renovated, Doyle Field in Leominster, are a 2012 expansion franchise in the now-three-year-old Futures Collegiate Baseball League.The Dirt Dawgs’ 2013 season swung into action on June 5 with big expectations, but ended on August 8 with those hopes being dashed. They finished in the basement, with a record of 20-31 - 14 games behind first-place the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks (38-18). The team is owned by prominent Leominster businessman John Morrison, who also founded, owns and operates Fosta-Tek Optics in Leominster.
Last month, the Futures Collegiate Baseball League announced the formation of the Worcester Baseball franchise, which will play its first season next summer. The team is owned by the family that owns and operates Creedon and Co. The prominent Worcester catering service will be the food-and-beverage vendor at home games at Fitton Field, at the College of the Holy Cross. Through Octobert 25, Worcester Baseball is conducting a name-the-team competition.
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