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After a recent absence because of the flu, Ramirez doubled during a three run rally in the eighth inning Thursday that sent the Red Sox jerseys over the Pittsburgh Pirates jerseys 4 3.
“I think he’s carried what he did last year into this season despite missing the four games in Detroit,” Red Sox jerseys manager John Farrell said. “I think he’s carried that confidence he had last season into the first five games that he’s been active.”
The game was a makeup from a rainout in the opening series. Boston wound up sweeping the Pirates jerseys, having beaten them in the first two games of the year.
cheap Andrew McCutchen jersey tied Barry Bonds for fourth on Pittsburgh’s all time list with his first homer of the season, but the Pirates jerseys lost their fourth straight.
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Ramirez got his first RBIs of the season, hitting a two run double with the bases loaded off cheap Juan Nicasio jersey (0 2) that made it 3 all. cheap Mookie Betts jersey, the second of two close runners heading home, was out at the plate.
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“My pitch was just to throw a sinker inside and I didn’t miss,” Nicasio said. “The thing is Hanley came out on top.”
Boston newcomer cheap Mitch Moreland jersey set a club record by hitting a double for the seventh straight game. The major league record is eight by Derrek Lee (2007) and cheap Yadier Molina jersey (2016).
“Being at this ballpark and knowing you’ve got a little help in left there makes you feel little more comfortable,” Moreland said of the Green Monster.
McCutchen hit the first pitch he saw from cheap Eduardo Rodriguez jersey off a billboard above the Monster for his 176th career homer.
The 30 year old McCutchen the NL’s 2013 MVP entered the day with just one RBI following an offseason filled with trade rumors.
Pittsburgh starter cheap Chad Kuhl jersey gave up one run on five hits over 6 1/3 innings, striking out six without a walk.
“Chad pitched a fantastic game,” Pirates jerseys manager Clint Hurdle said. “To hold that offense in check, to pitch into the seventh, no walks, six strikeouts, the fastball command was excellent.”
Rodriguez gave up two of his three runs in the first inning, but struck out eight with four walks over 5 1/3.
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Pirates jerseys: RHP cheap Gerrit Cole jersey (0 1, 6.55 ERA) is set to start against RHP cheap Kyle Hendricks jersey (1 0, 6.00) Friday afternoon in the first of three day games in Chicago. The Pirates jerseys were 1 8 at Wrigley Field last season, but Cole is 8 2 in his career against the Cubs jerseys.
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