The Red Sox were destroyed by the Oakland Athletics, 20-2. Aaron Cook took the brunt of the offensive explosion for the Red Sox, who suffered their most lopsided loss since the 2000 season.Get More MLB Video
The Red Sox were routed in their series opener against the A's on Friday as Oakland extended their season-high winning streak to 7 games. Boston starter Aaron Cook didn't make it out of the 3rd inning. He gave up 7 hits in just 2 2/3 innings while allowing 6 earned runs in the loss. Oakland's Brandon Moss went 4-5, with a career high 4 RBIs, and Josh Reddick hit his first career grand slam for the A's, who scored 9 runs in the 7th. The lone Red Sox highlight was a Jarrod Saltalamacchia solo home run in the 4th. The Red Sox fell, 20-2, which was their most lopsided loss since a 22-1 defeat against the Yankees in 2000.