The Boston Red Sox were able to keep the great pitching rolling and the bats kept producing runs as the team extended their win streak to 6 in a row, sweeping the Cleveland Indians tonight. In a 3-2 game entering the 7th inning the Red Sox were able to extend the lead by 3 runs with a combination of good base running, clutch hitting and just a little bit of luck. The starting pitching was excellent and made the job of the bullpen much easier tonight, even though they struggled slightly. Here are your 3 stars of the game.
Star 3: Jarrod Saltalamacchia
Salty again caught a great game behind the plate, making great decisions and helping his pitchers execute pitches. Salty also went 1-4 on the night with a solo home run accounting for his run scored and RBI.
Star 2: Mike Napoli
Napoli seemed to be all over the bases tonight, he hit a triple in his first at bat of the game and scored on the very next batter. In the 7th inning Napoli drove in a run with a single, advanced to second on a ...