Recap - Streaking Sox Win 7th Straight

Jim Monaghan
Contributing Writer

The Red Sox scored five unearned runs in a wild sixth inning to beat the Orioles 5-1 at Camden Yards Wednesday night.

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Clay Buchholz went seven innings for his third straight win. He allowed one run on three hits and two walks while striking out four. the Red Sox are 4-1 in his last five starts.

Trailing 1-0 in the top of the sixth inning, Boston loaded the bases on singles by David Ortiz and Aaron Hill and a walk to Mookie Betts. Ortiz and Betts scored on a throwing error by Orioles first baseman Chris Davis and on the next pitch, Andrew Benintendi (pictured) slammed a three-run homer to right field.

The victory, the seventh in a row for the Red Sox, lowered Boston's Magic Number to six to clinch the American League East crown.

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