Red Sox clinch post-season berth with win over Blue Jays
The Boston Red Sox have change into the primary staff within the majors to clinch a playoff spot this season.
Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 on Tuesday evening at Fenway Park, boosted by pinch-hitter Brock Holt’s go-ahead house run within the seventh inning.
Guided by rookie supervisor Alex Cora, the Red Sox have the most effective document in baseball at 99-46. They assured themselves at the least a spot within the AL wild-card sport whereas reaching the postseason for the third straight 12 months.
The AL East-leading Red Sox started the evening with an eight-game lead over the New York Yankees.
Boston starter Chris Sale got here off the disabled listing and pitched one scoreless inning, placing out two. Sale has been slowed by irritation in his left shoulder, and the Red Sox had stated they might ease their ace again into motion.
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