BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have scored eight runs in the third inning against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park.
It’s the second time in just over a week that they’ve had at least eight in an inning. Last Saturday, they scored nine — also in the third — against the Chicago White Sox in a 15-2 victory.
Entering the inning trailing 4-1, Boston scored its runs on six hits. Sandy Leon’s three-run homer — after failing to lay down a safety squeeze — landed in the Green Monster seats to cap the scoring.
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During the inning in Chicago, Boston collected 10 straight hits. It was one off the major league record set by the Colorado Rockies in a 17-2 win over the Chicago Cubs at Coors Field on July 30, 2010.
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