Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 4/16/13
The city of Boston needed a sporting event to happen to take their mind off the tragedy that has been occurring, the Red Sox were able to provide a happy 3 hours for their supporters. The team was fueled by a 7 run second inning that only had 3 hits in it. The team also walked 9 times in the game but struck out 16 times. Here are the 3 stars of the game. Star 3: Jonny Gomes Gomes was extremely patient at the plate today. In 4 AB's he went 1-1 with 3 walks. He saw a total of 21 pitches, and scored 1 run. Gomes scored in the 2nd inning when Jacoby Ellsbury hit a single up the middle to continue the rally. Star 2: Felix Doubront Doubront got all the run support he needed in the 2nd inning, it would do that for almost any pitcher who is given a 7 run lead though. Doubront pitched 5 strong innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs. He struck out 7 and walked 4 batters. He threw 104 pitches, 47 of them for strikes and earned his first win of the season. Star 1: Mike Napoli Napoli got t...
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