Dickey Dominates Sox
R.A. Dickey’s knuckle ball gave the Red Sox problems on Sunday as the Toronto Bluejays beat the Sox 7-1 to avoid a sweep of their weekend series.Dickey allowed just five hits and struck out six while working 6.1 innings. Brett Lawrie had two hits including a homerun off Jon Lester and drove in two runs. Edwin Encarnacion also had two hits and two rbi’s.
Lester did last seven innings and struck out seven Jays during that time, but also allowed four runs on five hits. The loss drops his record to 2-4 on the season. The only offense for Boston came from Jackie Bradley Jr’s rbi double.
The Sox return to Fenway Park on Tuesday for an 8-game homestand that starts with the Tampa Bay Rays.