The Boston Red Sox unsuccessfully attempted a late comeback, losing 9-8 to the Cincinnati Reds at Fenway Park.
This confrontation was presented on TVA Sports.
The visitors took an 8-0 lead in the seventh inning. Far from giving up, the Sox responded with three runs in that turn at bat, then five more in the ninth.
The Reds finally stopped the bleeding after eight straight hitters hit the trails.
In the victory, Jose Barrero achieved his second grand slam of the season.
The Reds won a fourth game in a row.
By virtue of this defeat of the Red Sox (28-26), the Blue Jays (29-26) climbed to fourth place in the standings in the American League East Division.