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Alex Verdugo provides another big lift, Red Sox hold on over Blue Jays to avoid series sweep

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

The Red Sox needed a pick-me-up in a big way on Wednesday night. Right now, there's no one better to deliver on that than Alex Verdugo.
After suffering one of their toughest defeats of the season in Tuesday's walk-off loss, the Red Sox nearly experienced some deja vu. But after losing a second consecutive late-inning lead, they persevered. Verdugo hit a big two-run double in the 10th to complete a four-RBI night, and Matt Strahm barely closed the deal to lift a beleaguered bullpen as the Red Sox avoided a sweep with a 6-5 victory over the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.
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