Recap - Mookie Leads the Way As Sox Rout Jays

Jim Monaghan
Content Coordinator

Mookie Betts hit two home runs and drove in eight runs as the Red Sox pummeled the Blue Jays 15-1 win to sweep the three-game weekend series at Rogers Centre.

Photo courtesy of the Boston Red Sox
It was the first time in Red Sox history that a lead-off hitter has had eight RBI's in a single game.

Drew Pomeranz was the beneficiary of the offensive onslaught, going six innings to earn his eighth win of the year. He scattered five hits and walked a pair while striking out three.

Boston rapped out 21 hits with every starter contributing at least one hit. Betts (pictured) led with four; Hanley Ramirez, Jackie Bradley Jr., Tzu-Wei Lin, and Deven Marrero each had two.

The seventh inning was the big one for the Red Sox who scored eight times in the frame.

Recapping the 7th:
- @Dmarrero305 2-run double
- @mookiebetts 2-run single
- @asben16 RBI double
- @15lasershow RBI double

It's 13-1!

— Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) July 2, 2017

Xander Bogaerts was scratched from the lineup with what was described as right groin tightness.

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