Friday, April 18, 2014
The Red Sox beat Texas 13-2, and Coco Crisp's 10th-inning home run pushed Oakland past the Yankees. Boston now leads the AL East, but the two teams are even in the loss column.
New York 77-50 (1 back)
Tampa Bay 70-58 (8.5)
New York 77-50
Tampa Bay 70-58 (7.5 back)
Angels 71-59 (7.5 back)
This afternoon, Rich Harden - the pitched almost obtained by Boston - can do the Red Sox a favor and beat the Yankees. Tonight, Boston's Andrew Miller (5-1, 4.99) faces Texas' Alexi Ogando (12-5, 3.30).
The Sea Dogs lost their 7th straight, although new catcher Jeff Howell went 4-for-5 with a HR and 2 doubles. See the Press Herald.Tweet
Kevin Thomas covers baseball and basketball for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. He wisely moved to Maine in 1994 after working for the St. Petersburg Times. He is married to Nancy and they have nine children.
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