Swihart Has His Night [VIDEO]
Make it 75 wins for the Boston Red Sox and make Blake Swihart the hero of the night. A walk-off double in the bottom of the 13th inning to gve the Sox a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
Swihart entered the game in the 10 inning as a pinch hitter and after Eduardo Nnuez led off the 13th with a single and stole second, Swihart ripped a gap shot that bounced into the Sox bullpen in rightfield for the game winning RBI.
Much of the night was about David Price and Aaron Nola. The two starters who were brilliant. Both went eight innings and left with the game tied 1-1.
Hector Velazquez got credit for the win, his 7th.
The Sox are now 75-33 and take a six game lead in the AL East.
After the game, Sox president Dave Dombrowski announced the team had acquired second baseman Ian Kinsler from the LA Angels. The Sox give up two minor league pitchers...