Betts lifts Red Sox in extra innings
TORONTO – Mookie Betts hit a three-run double in the top of the 10th inning to lift the Red Sox over the Blue Jays, 4-1, in the final game of their series.
Xander Bogaerts hit an RBI single in the top of the ninth inning to break a 0-0 tie, driving in Mitch Moreland, who doubled with two outs. Bogaerts was thrown out at second trying to stretch his hit.
Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel gave the run right back in the bottom of the ninth when the first batter he faced, Kendrys Morales, belted a solo home run to send the game to extra innings.
Chris Sale pitched eight shutout innings and struck out 13.
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Final: Red Sox 4, Blue Jays 1
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Game time: 12:37 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN, MLB Network / WEEI.
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Pregame notes: The Sox head to Baltimore after the game for a three-game series against the Orioles. … The Sox are 2-4 on the road. … Andrew Benintendi is 9 of his last 17 with three doubles. … Kevin Pillar is 6 of 9 in this series for the Blue Jays with three doubles. … Sandy Leon is 2 of his last 21 and this season is 3 for 23 batting lefthanded with seven strikeouts. … Estrada is 4-4 with a 3.91 ERA in 10 career games against the Red Sox. … Dustin Pedroia is 1 of his last 12.
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Blue Jays lineup
Pitching: RHP Marco Estrada (0-1, 3.50).
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Red Sox lineup
Pitching: LHP Chris Sale (1-1, 1.25).
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