Who's Swinging the Lumber? Rafael Devers can rake in any country

Sam Cohn
July 03, 2019 - 11:41 am

Rafael Devers had a four-hit, six-RBI night in a road win against Toronto Tuesday night for the Boston Red Sox. He’s reached a six-game, three-country hitting streak that began in Boston against the White Sox, continued in London against the Yankees, and has now made its way to Toronto.

It didn’t take long for Devers to get started. He blasted a two-run homer on the first pitch he saw that landed in the upper deck in center field. He singled to right his next at bat, pushing Mookie Betts to third base. Up 5-1 in the top of third and with the bases loaded, Devers hit an RBI single to right field, putting two more runs up on the board.

It was 8-3 in the top of the eighth inning and the 22-year-old third basemen cracked his second two-run homer of the game. Helping put six runs on the board, Devers was instrumental in the Sox' 10-6 victory. 

Devers has an outstanding 14 home runs, 56 RBIs, .329 average and .926 OPS, but still isn’t an All-Star. The Red Sox are still sitting in third place in the AL East at 45-40 and are in Toronto again Wednesday night as they close in on the All-Star break.

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