Red Sox Wrap: Offense Propels Boston To Series Win Vs. Seattle

The Red Sox recorded 16 hits in the win


May 17, 2023

The Boston bats were alive for the second straight night as the Red Sox defeated the Seattle Mariners, 12-3, on Wednesday at Fenway Park.

The Red Sox extended their win streak to two, winning their ninth series of the season and improving to 24-20 on the season, while the Mariners fall a game below .500 at 21-22.

Check out the full box score here.

The Red Sox continued to make Seattle pitching pay by tagging starter Marco Gonzales for eight runs in the first two innings.

Pablo Reyes and Justin Turner led the way for Boston, combining for five hits, six RBIs and four runs scored. Kiké Hernández returned to the lineup after missing three games with hamstring tightness and didn’t miss a beat on the field or at the plate. The shortstop when 2-for-4 from the plate with two RBIs and a run scored.

Red Sox batters struck out just five times with 16 hits off Seattle pitching.

— Reyes has made an impact in a Red Sox uniform since Boston acquired the infielder from the Oakland Athletics on May 12. The second baseman extended his hitting streak to five games with a two-run double in the bottom of the first inning. He completed the night going 2-for-3 from the plate with four RBIs and a run scored.

— Turner was more than solid at the plate. The first baseman launched his fifth home run of the season in the second inning and finished the night 3-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored.

— Brayan Bello was solid from the mound for the Red Sox. He pitched five innings allowing one run on three hits while striking out seven.

FanDuel Sportsbook set the odds that Reyes would hit a double at +310. With the connection off Gonzales earning $100 bettors a $410 payout.


Immediately following the game, the Red Sox will travel to the West Coast as they prepare for an 11-game road trip. Boston will meet old friend Xander Bogaerts in San Diego when they take the field against the Padres on Friday night. First pitch from Petco Park is scheduled for 9:40 p.m. ET. You can watch the game, plus an hour of pregame coverage, on NESN.

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