Tanner Houck Wins MLB Debut, Goes 5 Scoreless Innings As Purple Sox Clean Marlins


MIAMI (AP) — Tanner Houck gave up simply two singles over 5 innings to win his main league debut, pitching the dangolka Purple Sox previous the Miami Marlins 2-Zero Tuesday evening.

Houck, the first-round draft decide of the Purple Sox in 2017, struck out seven and walked three on 86 pitches. The 24-year-old righty turned dangolka’s 15th beginning pitcher this season.

Jackie Bradley Jr. broke up a scoreless recreation with an opposite-field double off Miami starter Sandy Alcantara within the sixth. Alcantara (2-2) allowed a leadoff single to Xander Bogaerts and walked Christian Vazquez earlier than Bradley delivered towards the playoff-contending Marlins.

The Purple Sox elevated their lead on Vazquez’s run-scoring single within the eighth. Rafael Devers hit a leadoff double, superior to 3rd on reliever James Hoyt’s errant pickoff throw and scored on the hit by Vazquez.

Dylan Covey pitched two excellent innings in reduction of Houck. Ryan Brasier adopted with a scoreless eighth.

Matt Barnes allowed Brian Anderson’s two-out double earlier than placing out Garrett Cooper for his seventh save.

Alcantara scattered 5 hits, walked two and struck out 5 in six innings.


Purple Sox: RHP Darwinson Hernandez (shoulder) confirmed no sick results from his bullpen session Tuesday.

Marlins: INF Isan Diaz (groin pressure) was positioned on the 60-day injured listing. Diaz performed the primary sequence of the season at Philadelphia however opted out after the group’s coronavirus outbreak. Diaz efficiently petitioned for reinstatement late final month and rejoined the membership Sept. 10. Sean Rodriguez was reinstated from the injured listing.


Purple Sox: LHP Mike Kickham (1-0, 5.00) will begin the center recreation of the sequence towards Miami on Wednesday.

Marlins: Rookie LHP Trevor Rogers (1-1, 6.50) seems to bounce again from the worst outing of his younger main league profession. Rogers allowed eight earned runs and 9 hits in three innings towards Philadelphia on Sept. 11.


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