Recap - Red Sox bullpen coughs up a big one

Jim Monaghan
Content Coordinator

Cleveland put up five runs in the ninth inning to stun the Red Sox 7-5 at soggy Fenway Park Tuesday night.

Ryan Brasier was the initial culprit, allowing the Indians to tie the game in the ninth with a pair of home runs sandwiched around a walk.

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Fear not...Brasier had some "help" behind him in the bullpen. Travis Lakins hit the first batter he faced and walked a pair before giving up a two-run double.

The bullpen's meltdown negated a strong outing by David Price (pictured) who went six shutout innings allowing just three hits. Price walked just one and struck out six.

Rafael Devers, Xander Bogaerts and J.D. Martinez each had two hits for the Red Sox, who had taken a 5-2 lead into the ninth inning.

Rookie Zach Plesac (nephew of former MLB pitcher Dan Plesac) made his MLB debut and held the Red Sox to just one run on four hits and a walk over 5.1 innings.

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