Sox Game 1 – T.Flow to the rescue

10635818_853566994662462_1222472103611683754_nThe opening game in the series with the Oakland A’s would be anything but dull. Adam Dunn would make his first appearance since being traded to Oakland and was given a warm welcome.

The Sox would send Hector Noesi to the mound office, with the support of Eric Surkamp,Daniel Webb, Ronald Belisario and Javy Guerra.

Going in to battle in the field Robin Ventura sent, Adam Eaton, Alexei Ramirez, Jose Abreu, Conor Gillaspie, Avisail Garcia, Andy Wilkins, Michael Taylor, Dayan Viciedo, Tyler Flowers and Marcus Semien

*Bottom of the First Inning – Sonny Grey pitching for Oakland, Eaton and Ramirez both walked their way to the pond, Abreu flied out to right getting Eaton to third,Gillaspie was safe at first on error by first baseman Moss, Eaton scored,  and  Ramirez moved to  secondRamirez moved to third, Gillaspie to second on a wild pitch. A.Garcia kissed a sacrifice fly to right, getting Ramirez home. The Sox had the lead 2 – 0.

*Top of the Fifth inning – Noesi pitching for the Sox. Norris singled to reach the pond and scored on a home run by Reddick, Lowrie’s home run gave the A’s the lead, 3 – 2.

*Bottom of the Sixth inning – Sonny Grey pitching for Oakland Conor Gillaspie’s hone run to right tied up the score at 3 a piece.

*Top of the Eighth inning – Eric Surkamp pitching for the Sox – with Burns on third and Crisp on first from  a single, Fuld reached on bunt single to second,  Burns scored, and moved Crisp to second, taking back the lead 4 – 3. Webb took over in the office for Surkamp.

*Bottom of the Ninth – Flowers home run to left would tie up the core again at 4 a piece, sending it to extra inning.

*Bottom of the Twelfth Inning – After a pitcher battle to get to this point it  would be Flowers who would step up and smack a 390 feet home run to right for a walk off win,

*Final Score – Sox – 5 and Oakland – 4

 

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