Guardians And Red Sox Split Series At 2

Cleveland Guardians v Boston Red Sox

BOSTON, MA - JULY 28: Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox gets pushed in a laundry cart after hitting a three run home run in the sixth inning against the Cleveland Guardians at Fenway Park on July 28, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Kathryn Riley/Getty Images)Photo: Getty Images/ Kathryn Riley

BOSTON, MA--- The Cleveland Guardians and Boston Red Sox split their 4-game series at 2 a piece, Boston taking the finale Thursday night 4-2. Triston McKenzie was on the mound and had a solid start for a while.

Coming into tonight's game, McKenzie's opponent average was .194, tonight, he went 7 innings, giving up 6 hits, 4 runs, and struck out 6. McKenzie didn't give up a run until the 6th inning, Xander Bogarts would hit a 3-run home run off a slider that McKenzie left hanging down the pipe. The Guardians' first run came a bit late as well, via Jose Ramirez's 20th bomb of the year that just nearly cleared the foul pole in right field at Fenway. In the 7th we would see a Bobby Dalbec single, driving in Franchy Cordero. With this start, it was the first time this month that McKenzie gave up more than 1 run in a start. The last Guardians run came from Steven Kwan grounding out into a double play allowing Luke Maile to score in the 8th.

The Guardians and Shane Bieber look to rebound in Tampa tomorrow night at 7:10 from Tropicana Field.

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