The Boston Red Sox struggled at the plate against the Toronto Blue Jays and A.J. Burnett on Thursday night as the Red Sox lost to the Blue Jays 3-0. The Red Sox offense was only able to muster up four hits against Burnett and two Blue Jays relief pitchers.
David Ortiz had two hits while Mike Lowell and Coco Crisp had one hit apeace. The Red Sox left 17 runners on base in the game and struckout seven times.
Tim Wakefield took the loss as he pitched seven innings and gave up six hits and three runs. Wakefield did give up one home run to Alex Rios as his ERA went up to 4.03. David Aardsma, Javier Lopez, and Mike Timlin pitched the final two innings of the game.
The Red Sox are now 17-13 on the season after the loss to the Blue Jays.
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