On August 14, 1977 Carl Yastrzemski leads the Red Sox to an 11 – 1 pasting of Seattle by collecting his 506th career double. This moves Yaz past Babe Ruth on the all-time list. Boston has now defeated Seattle 10 straight times.

 

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Boston Red Sox 11, Seattle Mariners 1

 

 

Game Played on Sunday, August 14, 1977 (D) at Fenway Park

SEA A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  9  1
BOS A    0  4  3    0  1  0    3  0  x  -  11 12  0
WP: Paxton (6-2)
LP: Wheelock (6-9)
HR: Fisk (18), Evans (13)

Play by Play

MARINERS 1ST: Baez made an out to first; Braun popped to third
in foul territory; Meyer struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Mariners 0, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 1ST: Burleson grounded out (second to first); Lynn
struck out; Rice struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mariners 0,
Red Sox 0.

MARINERS 2ND: Stanton grounded out (third to first); Ruppert
Jones singled; Stein flied out to right; Lopez lined to pitcher;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mariners 0, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 2ND: Yastrzemski doubled; Fisk homered [Yastrzemski
scored]; Scott grounded out (pitcher to first); Hobson singled;
Evans reached on a fielder’s choice [Hobson to second (error by
Stein)]; Doyle grounded out (second to first) [Hobson to third,
Evans to second]; Burleson doubled [Hobson scored (unearned),
Evans scored (unearned)]; Lynn walked; Rice forced Lynn
(shortstop to second); 4 R (2 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Mariners 0,
Red Sox 4.

MARINERS 3RD: Cox singled; Reynolds made an out to third; Baez
singled [Cox to second]; Braun grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Baez out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB. Mariners 0, Red Sox 4.

RED SOX 3RD: Yastrzemski singled; Fisk walked [Yastrzemski to
second]; SEGUI REPLACED WHEELOCK (PITCHING); Scott struck out;
Hobson doubled [Yastrzemski scored, Fisk to third]; Evans
walked; Doyle singled [Fisk scored, Hobson scored, Evans to
third]; Burleson reached on a fielder’s choice [Evans out at
home (shortstop to catcher), Doyle to second]; Lynn flied out to
center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mariners 0, Red Sox 7.

MARINERS 4TH: Meyer doubled; Stanton grounded out (third to
first); Ruppert Jones singled [Meyer to third]; Stein reached on
a fielder’s choice [Meyer out at home (third to catcher),
Ruppert Jones to second]; Lopez grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mariners 0, Red Sox 7.

RED SOX 4TH: Rice struck out; Yastrzemski lined to right; Fisk
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Red Sox 7.

MARINERS 5TH: Cox singled; Reynolds flied out to center; Baez
made an out to second; Braun flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB. Mariners 0, Red Sox 7.

RED SOX 5TH: Scott doubled; Hobson was called out on strikes;
Evans singled [Scott scored]; Doyle grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Evans out at second]; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Red Sox 8.

MARINERS 6TH: Meyer made an out to shortstop; Stanton grounded
out (second to first); Ruppert Jones walked; Stein grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mariners 0, Red Sox 8.

RED SOX 6TH: Burleson flied out to right; Lynn flied out to
center; Rice doubled; Yastrzemski grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mariners 0, Red Sox 8.

MARINERS 7TH: MILLER REPLACED YASTRZEMSKI (PLAYING LF); Lopez
made an out to third; Cox struck out; Reynolds grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mariners 0, Red Sox 8.

RED SOX 7TH: Fisk walked; Scott doubled [Fisk to third]; Hobson
grounded out (third to first); Evans homered [Fisk scored, Scott
scored]; LAXTON REPLACED SEGUI (PITCHING); Doyle grounded out
(second to first); Burleson flied out to left; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB. Mariners 0, Red Sox 11.

MARINERS 8TH: Baez doubled; Braun struck out; Meyer singled
[Baez scored]; Stanton singled [Meyer to second]; Ruppert Jones
flied out to center; Stein struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Mariners 1, Red Sox 11.

RED SOX 8TH: Lynn grounded out (first unassisted); Rice grounded
out (second to first); Miller flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB. Mariners 1, Red Sox 11.

MARINERS 9TH: WILLOUGHBY REPLACED PAXTON (PITCHING); Lopez
struck out; Cox struck out; Reynolds grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mariners 1, Red Sox 11.

Final Totals R H E LOB
Mariners 1 9 1 8
Red Sox 11 12 0 5
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