In an extra-inning loss to the Cleveland Guardians, the Red Sox's inconsistent offense and shaky bullpen led to a roller-coaster game, despite a strong start by Garrett Whitlock. The Guardians eventually secured a 10-7 win in the 11th inning after a series of miscues by the Red Sox. Key players like Triston Casas and Rafael Devers made significant contributions, including three home runs, but it wasn't enough to clinch the victory. The Guardians capitalized on pitching errors to ultimately triumph over the Red Sox.

By the Numbers
  • The Red Sox were shut out three times in their first 17 games of the season.
  • Boston's rotation entered the game with the best ERA in the Majors at 1.92.
Yes, But

Injuries and pitching errors plagued the Red Sox, undermining their offensive efforts and leading to a disappointing loss.

State of Play
  • The Red Sox are yet to win a game where their opponent scores first.
  • The team is facing potential injuries, with concerns about the condition of key players like Rafael Devers.
What's Next

The Red Sox will need to regroup and address their pitching issues to bounce back from this defeat and improve their chances in future games.

Bottom Line

Despite a strong offensive effort with three home runs, the Red Sox fell short against the Guardians due to pitching errors and injuries, highlighting the need for improvement in key areas moving forward.