Eduardo Rodriguez pitched six innings in white and the Boston Red Sox capitalized on the Seattle Mariners’ lackluster to take a 3-0 victory Friday, their fifth in a row.
It was Rodriguez’s third consecutive victory (4-1), which covered six innings, allowing five hits. The left-hander struck out four with 112 pitches, his most in the season. The left-hander has pitched at least six innings in his last seven starts, compiling a 4-0 record in that span.
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The only backup run that Rodriguez needed was in the second inning, when Hanley Ramirez after a round of Josh Rutledge. Boston added two runs in the sixth with an uncontrolled pitch and a paddle.
Craig Kimbrel credited his 13th save.
Mexican Yovani Gallardo (2-5) carried the loss. He could only cover 5 1/3 innings, in which he tolerated seven hits and was responsible for all three Boston races.
Seattle has only won one of the last seven games.
For the Mariners, the Dominicans Robinson Canó of 4-0; Jean Segura of 4-3; And Nelson Cruz 4-0. The Cuban Guillermo Heredia of 4-1.
For the Red Sox, Hanley Ramirez of 3-2, scored. The Puerto Rican Christian Vazquez 3-2.