So, on a night when the offense actually shows some signs of life, the pitching completely falls apart.
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Brandon Workman was roughed up for three runs in the top of the first inning - he didn't even get an out until he was 25 pitches into the inning - as the Chicago Cubs erupted for a 16-9 win over the Red Sox at Fenway Park. The rout completed a sweep of the three-game series by the Cubs.
Workman lasted just four innings, charged with six runs on five hits (including two home runs) and a pair of walks. Once the parade of relief pitchers started, it just got worse. Felix Doubront, Burke Badenhop, Edward Mujica, Craig Breslow, and Junichi Tazawa combined for a pitching line of 5IP, 10R, 14H, but on the bright side they didn't walk anyone!
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