The Red Sox won their seventh walkoff win in 2013 on June 30 against the Blue Jays (Julian Benbow/Globe photo)
On Sunday at Fenway Park, the Red Sox took advantage of an error to cap a 5-4 walkoff win over the Blue Jays and record their American League-leading 50th win of the season.
When Shane Victorino ripped a ground ball that bounced off Toronto first baseman Josh Thole’s mitt and allowed pinch-runner and recent call-up Jonathan Diaz to race home with the game-winning run, it also redeemed Koji Uehara, who blew the save when he surrendered a game-tying homer to Jose Bautista in the top of the ninth.
It was the seventh walkoff victory this season for the Sox. Elias Sports Bureau reports that it’s the first time since 1964 that Boston has recorded that many walkoff wins by the end of June.
Don’t look for many more comparisons to the ’64 edition of the Red Sox, however. That team finished eighth in the American League (72-90) under m...