Recap - Price Shines In Nightcap

Jim Monaghan
Contributing Writer

Home runs by Jackie Bradley Jr. and Mookie Betts plus 7.1 innings from David Price added up to a 5-2 Boston win over the Royals in the second game of Wednesday's day/night doubleheader at Kauffman Stadium.

Photo courtesy of the Associated Press
JBJ (pictured), who extended his hitting streak to 24 straight games with his 2nd-inning home run, Betts, Josh Rutledge and Christian Vazquez each had two hits to pace Boston's 10-hit attack.

Price allowed two runs, scattering five hits with just one walk and five strikeouts. In his last two outings, he has pitched a combined 14 innings, allowing just three runs on 11 hits and two walks while striking out 17. His ERA has dropped to 5.53, the lowest it's been since April 16.

The Red Sox have now hit a home run in every game this month.

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