Recap - What's Wrong With Porcello?

Jim Monaghan
Content Coordinator

It's tough to win when your team doesn't score runs.

It's also tough to win when you fall behind early and have to climb out of a hole.

Photo courtesy of the Associated Press
The long ball continues to plague Red Sox starter Rick Porcello who allowed two more home runs in an 8-0 loss to the Yankees on Wednesday night in the Bronx.

Porcello (pictured) has now allowed fourteen home runs in thirteen starts this season - hitters have gone deep in nine of his outings this year - and has already lost twice as many games in 2017 (eight) as he did all of last year.

Didi Gregorius homered in the bottom of the third to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead. An inning later, Chris Carter hit a three-run shot to effectively put the game out of reach.

C.C. Sabathia shut the Red Sox out for eight innings, scattering five hits while not walking a batter. Josh Rutledge had two hits for Boston.

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