Baseball: Yoshida homers, extends hit streak to 14 in Boston win
Masataka Yoshida extended his hitting streak to 14 games with a home run Thursday as the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-5 and swept their four-game series.
The first-year MLB player’s red-hot hitting coincides with a strong run of results by Boston, which has won a season-high six straight heading into its road series with the Philadelphia Phillies from Friday.
Yoshida, who has the longest active hitting streak in the majors, began his 3-for-5, three-RBI outing by putting Boston on the board with a solo blast in the bottom of the first at Fenway Park. He also added RBI singles in...