ANDduardo Rodriguez made his first start at Fenway Park since 2019 and the Boston Red Sox beat the Blue Jays 4-2 on Tuesday night. from Toronto.
Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer to back Rodriguez’s job (3-0), who missed the previous season due to complications after contracting COVID-19.
The Venezuelan allowed two runs and three hits over six innings, in which he struck out six for Boston, leader of the American League East Division.
Matt Andriese, Adam Ottavino and Matt Barnes worked a perfect inning per head as relievers. Barnes was credited with his third rescue.
Rodríguez was retired after receiving his second home run of the day, a monumental hit from Randal Grichuk at the beginning of the seventh chapter. Bo Bichette had another home run for the Blue Jays, who nonetheless suffered their third straight loss.
Hyun Jin Ryu (1-2) worked five episodes, receiving eight hits and four runs. He handed out a couple of strikeouts.
For the Blue Jays, the Dominicans Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 3-0, Santiago Espinal 2-0. Cuban Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 4-0.
For the Red Sox, the Puerto Ricans Kiké Hernández 4-0, Christian Vázquez 4-0. Venezuelan Marwin González 4-1 with a run scored.