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24-21, 3rd in AL East

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Sam Travis on his major-league debut, which included two hits: "I was a little nervous in the first inning, yeah. I'd be lying to you if I said I wasn't. after the first inning, I was good to go." Travis is first Red Sox player with two hits in his major-league debut since Will Middlebrooks in 2012.

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Red Sox use big seventh inning to top Rangers (0:45)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

No decision on David Price's next step until after he meets with Red Sox decision-makers tomorrow, according to manager John Farrell. Price reported back that he felt fine despite results at Triple-A.

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Red Sox score 7 in 7th to beat Rangers 9-4

Dustin Pedroia waved home the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch, then singled in two more during Boston's seven-run seventh inning on Wednesday night and the Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 9-4 for their third straight victory.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox 9, Rangers 4: Record? The only record that matters to Chris Sale is the Red Sox's win-loss record, and after a seven-run seventh-inning rally Wednesday night, they won their third game in a row for first time since a four-game run April 15-18. Sale's run of consecutive starts with at least 10 strikeouts ended at eight, tying a record he already shared with Pedro Martinez. He fanned six batters, a season-low, and gave up four runs (three earned) in 7.1 innings.

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Pedroia knocks in a pair to extend lead (0:24)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Sale winds up settling for merely tying his own streak of eight consecutive starts with at least 10 strikeouts. Sale did it in 2015 with the White Sox, too. Pedro Martinez also did it, in 1999 with the Red Sox.

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Sale's run of 10K games ends at 8 in row

On the cusp of setting a modern-era single-season record with his ninth consecutive start with at least 10 strikeouts, Red Sox ace Chris Sale fanned only six Rangers batters on Wednesday night.

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Travis gets first big league hit (0:29)
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Napoli takes Sale deep (0:32)
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Chris Sale again aims for strikeout supremacy

Chris Sale has a second chance to set the modern-era record for consecutive starts with double-digit strikeouts in a season.

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Chris Sale is the fifth pitcher since 1900 with 100 strikeouts in his first 10 starts. The others? Randy Johnson (113 in 2000, 111 in 2001), Pedro Martinez (108 in 1999 and 2001, 104 in 2000), Curt Schilling (107 in 2002, 106 in 1998) and Roger Clemens (102 in 1998).

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked after his last start about his double-digit strikeout streak, Chris Sale said he'd "rather be 8-0 with no punchouts." So, never mind that Sale has five Ks through five innings after getting Rougned Odor waving at a slider. Sale also gave up two runs in the frame, including a solo homer by Mike Napoli, and trails 3-1 against the Rangers.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

One walk, one unearned run, no strikeouts in the fourth inning for Chris Sale, who nevertheless still hasn't allowed a hit. Red Sox and Rangers tied, 1-1, with Sale stuck on four strikeouts in as many innings.

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Price, Red Sox to meet after latest rehab start

Red Sox ace David Price completed the second of two planned rehab assignments with the team's Triple-A club. The Red Sox previously said Wednesday's start would be Price's last before rejoining the team.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Nine up, nine down for Chris Sale, who racks up his fourth strikeout with a 96 mph fastball to Robinson Chirinos to end the third inning. Sale looked like he thought he had Joey Gallo struck out a couple of times on sliders that apparently missed.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Sale gets Rougned Odor to swing through a nasty, dirt-diving slider, then elevates a 96-mph heater to get Mike Napoli swinging. Three strikeouts through two innings.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

And then Chris Sale elevates a 96-mph heater to get Mike Napoli swinging. Three strikeouts through two innings.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Sale gets Rougned Odor to swing through a nasty, dirt-diving slider for strikeout No. 2. Two outs in second inning.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Strikeout No. 1 for Chris Sale comes against Rangers leadoff man Delino DeShields -- on a 97-mph fastball.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Tonight's lineup for the Rangers has totaled 36 strikeouts in 77 career at-bats vs. Chris Sale. Shin-Soo Choo leads with 10 Ks; Joey Gallo is 0-for-6 with 6 Ks. (h/t Sarah Langs, ESPN Stats & Information.)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

With Chris Sale going for his ninth consecutive start with 10 or more strikeouts tonight at Fenway Park, Red Sox manager John Farrell called it "an incredible position to be in, one that personally I could never envision." Farrell did strike out 10-plus batters in three of six starts in 1989.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

As expected, Sam Travis will make his major-league debut for the Red Sox tonight at Fenway Park. He will play first base and bat seventh against Texas Rangers lefty Martin Perez.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts scored two runs on wild pitches during Tuesday's 11-6 win vs. the Rangers, becoming the first Boston player to score twice on wild pitches in the same game since Jim Rice did it on May 17, 1984. (Elias Sports Bureau)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs21613th
Batting Average.2712nd
On Base Percentage.3423rd
Slugging Percentage.40921st
Earned Run Average4.0010th
Quality Starts25Tied-6th
WHIP1.2610th
BAA.25116th

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