Joe Kelly Struggles In Return To Red Sox Rotation, Loses To Blue Jays

Red Sox starter Joe Kelly made his return to the mound Friday night against the Toronto Blue Jays, and it didn’t go too well.

Kelly gave up five hits and nine earned runs, including a homer to reigning American League MVP Josh Donaldson. He took the loss after lasting 4 2/3 innings.

Hear Red Sox manager John Farrell discuss Kelly’s latest outing in the video above, as seen on NESN’s “Red Sox First Pitch.”

Thumbnail photo via Kevin Sousa/USA TODAY Sports Images

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