Wait for it - Holt, Red Sox game winner from August 7

Wait for it - Holt, Red Sox game winner from August 7

BOSTON – Brock Holt helped the Red Sox to work quick on Royals City Kansas in a two week victory.

Holt met with one RBI with one in the 10th tint as Boston met with Kansas City 5-4 on Thursday to finish the suspended game that started August 7.

"We wanted to eliminate it as quickly as possible," said Holt, who left on a flight to San Diego with his colleagues after the game. "It is probably the best result we had today."

The contest was halted after a 1 hour delay, 49 rainfall delays early on 8 August and the score was 4-4 and no one out at the top of the 10th spot. Royals, Viloria Meibrys, had a 2-1 party against Red Sox reliever Josh Taylor.

Play started again 14 days, 14 hours and 18 minutes later when Taylor (1-1) knocked on Nick Dini, who met Viloria and became the first base.

"It's strange, especially when I was expecting a lefty (Viloria) and then they introduce righty (Dini)," Taylor said.

Taylor met Ryan O 'Hearn and Bubba Starling's tiny pineapple who put an end to the intent of the Chalks. Starling took the nine hole Billy Hamilton stand, which went on for August 4 to 2 but was nominated for assignment on 16 August.

Christian Vazquez finished at the center of the center after Andrew Benintendi took over his role as leader of the 10th Boston. Richard Lovelady (0-3) hitter walked any Sam Travis business before Holt brought a line drive to the field on the left to score Chris Owings, who was running with Vazquez.

The official time of the game was 3:48, with only 12 minutes playing on Thursday.

"The way things were going, (I thought) that they might play 16 surprises," said Red Sox manager, Alex Cora, who lost his team 14 out of 22. a good swing. "

Twelve Viloria in the third quest on August 7 gave Kansas City a 2-0 guide. J.D. Martinez is a two-runner in the fourth and made two double-line Xander Bogaerts is 4-2 in the fifth.

Whit Merrifield in sixth year and Nicky Lopez seventh refused to paste the score at 4. The play was finally stopped at 10:47 p.m. and the game was suspended at 12:36 a.m.

With Kansas City almost 30 games out of play, manager Ned Yost recommended after the suspension that the teams stay until the end of the season to find out if the game was necessary. "That's a smart thing to do," Yost said on August 8.

Before Thursday, the latest suspended game of Boston was April 16, 2010, at home against Tampa Bay and began again the next day. Final game of Kansas City, home competition against Cleveland on August 31, 2014, was completed on 22 September.


Both teams forfeited a day off to finish the game. The Royals departed from Baltimore on Wednesday night before a weekend series in Cleveland. The Red Sox was already at home after losing back-to-back days to Philadelphia.


Fans under 18 were admitted to Fenway Park free of charge and there was a $ 5 entry fee for adults for the Jimmy Fund. Early arrivals were allowed to walk around the warning range on the pitch and concessions were sold at a discounted price.


The 18th annual WEEI Fund / NESN Jimmy Radio-Telethon took place on Tuesday and Wednesday and had stories of cancer patients, doctors and researchers during both broadcasts. A total of two days of $ 3,471,104 was raised to support the nearby Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.


Royals: RHP Jake Newberry was placed on the injured list 10 days with right shoulder inflammation before the game. RHP Kyle Zimmer was recalled from Omaha A-Triple. . RHP Jesse Hahn (UCL sprain in the right angle) began a relocation with Arizona League Royals on Wednesday.

Red Sox: LHP David Price (left hand bladder) spent another session after the game. Cora said the team would decide on an action afterwards.

UP Next Next

Royals: RHP Jakob Junis (8-11, 4.78 ERA) tries on his ninth straight start of six engines when Kansas City opens a three-match series in Cleveland Friday.

Red Sox: LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (14-5, 4.10) makes his first career start against the Padres as Boston starts by laying three Friday games.


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