Jays deal Red Sox walkoff loss

David Cooper hit his first major league homer and then hit a 10th inning walkoff sac fly as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox, 7-6. Rajai Davis singled against Matt Albers with one out then stole second despite a pitchout and on the next pitch he swiped third and easily scored on Cooper’s sac fly.

Toronto blew leads of  3-0, 4-3, 5-4 and 6-5.

The Blue Jays had lost three straight and seven of nine coming in and the Sox had won three straight.

Adrian Gonzalez homered twice for Boston, the 11th multi-homer game of his career, and David Ortiz hit one. J.P. Arencibia and Jose Bautista homered for Toronto.

Jacoby Ellsbury extended his hitting streak to 19 games and Carl Crawford stretched his hitting streak to 10 games.

The Sox are now 2-2 in extra inning games, 2-1 in walkoff games, and 3-6 in one-run games.

The Jays are now 4-1 in extra inning games, 4-3 in walkoff games, and 6-8 in one-run games.

The Red Sox are now 17-19 and the “Hunt for .500” continues:

  • In game one of the season, he Red Sox had the opportunity to reach the .500 mark all-time for Opening Days and lost 9-5 to Texas.
  • In game two of the season, they had the opportunity to reach .500 for the season, and lost 12-5 to Texas.
  • In game 22 of the season, they had the opportunity to reach .500 for the season, and lost 4-1 to Baltimore.
  • In game 30 of the season, they had the opportunity to reach .500 for the season, and lost 5-3 to LA Angels.
  • In game 36 of the season, they had the opportunity to reach .500 for the season, and lost 7-6 to Toronto.