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Highlights from the Red Sox 5-3 win over the Mets

Highlights from the Red Sox 5-3 win over the Mets

FINAL SCORE: Red Sox 5, Mets 3

IN BRIEF: Brock Holt gave the Red Sox a 5-3 lead in the bottom of the fifth with a two-run, pinch-hit double. Craig Kimbrel picked up his 41st save of the season as Jackie Bradley hit in two runs as well. Box score.

RED SOX RECORD: 102-47

WHERE THEY STAND: The Red Sox lead the Yankees by 10 1/2 games in the A.L. East standings with 13 games remaining in the season. 

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HIGHLIGHTS: 

WHAT'S NEXT:

SUNDAY: Mets (Jacob deGrom, 8-9, 1.71) at Red Sox (Chris Sale, 12-4, 1.96), 1:05 p.m.

TUESDAY: Red Sox (Nathan Eovaldi, 5-7, 4.22) at Yankees (J.A. Happ, 16-6, 3.75) 1:05 p.m.

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MLB Rumors: Red Sox among teams to evaluate Blue Jays reliever Daniel Hudson

MLB Rumors: Red Sox among teams to evaluate Blue Jays reliever Daniel Hudson

As the July 31 trade deadline quickly approaches, the Red Sox will need to bolster their bullpen and starting rotation if they want to make another run at back-to-back World Series championships. 

They already have reported interest in starters like Madison Bumgarner and Marcus Stroman, and now they seem to have eyes on some much-needed bullpen help. 

According to Jon Morosi, the Red Sox are among teams evaluated Blue Jays reliever Daniel Hudson as several clubs have shown interest in trading for the 32-year-old right-hander. 

Hudson has appeared in 40 games this season for Toronto, posting a 2.72 ERA and 42 strikeouts over 43 innings. Morosi notes that over his last 16 outings, Hudson has been excellent, sporting a 0.93 ERA. 

The Red Sox are expected to be buyers at the trade deadline, with their biggest needs on the mound. If they expect to make any sort of run in the postseason or get into the playoffs for that matter, they will need to acquire pitchers. Hudson could go a long way in stabilizing what has been a disastrous group of relievers this season. 

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Highlights of Red Sox' 5-0 loss to Orioles

Highlights of Red Sox' 5-0 loss to Orioles

FINAL SCORE: Orioles 5, Red Sox 0

IN BRIEF: Journeyman right-hander Asher Wojciechowski no-hit the Red Sox for six innings for his first win since 2017 as the lowly Orioles held the Sox to one hit in a 5-0 victory in 100-degree heat in Baltimore to take two out of three from Boston. BOX SCORE
 

RED SOX RECORD: 54-46

HIGHLIGHTS

1st inning:
Mancini homers to center on a 0-0 pitch from Cashner (1-0, BAL).

2nd inning:
Smith Jr. walked, moved to second on Severino's groundout, Davis doubled to left, scoring Smith Jr. (4-0, BAL).

3rd inning:
Villar hits an infield single to second, Mancini hits a two-run homer to left on a 3-1 pitch from Cashner (4-0, BAL).

5th inning:
WOJCIECHOWSKI 9TH STRIKEOUT, KEEPS NO-HITTER ALIVE:

9th inning:
(Hembree replaces Walden on the mound) Villar homers to center on a 1-0 pitch (5-0, BAL).

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