BOSTON — Josh Naylor hit a solo home run in the ninth inning and the Cleveland Guardians took advantage of three errors by Boston first baseman Franchy Cordero to beat the Red Sox 7-6 Wednesday night.
Bobby Dalbec hit two homers and drove in five runs for the Red Sox, who have lost seven of eight and 15 of 19.
Naylor connected for his 14th homer with one out off Tanner Houck (5-4).
Enyel De Los Santos (2-0) pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings for the win. Emmanuel Clase worked a scoreless ninth for his 21st save.
Cleveland made it 6-all in the eighth when Nolan Jones singled and advanced to second on a wild throw by Cordero. Myles Straw doubled home the tying run.
Two of Cordero's errors came on throws. He also was involved in a strange play in the fourth when he hit a double that resulted in a pair of Cleveland errors.
Straw's RBI double capped a three-run second that included an error by Cordero as Cleveland took a 3-0 lead against Nathan Eovaldi. Dalbec homered in the bottom half.
Steven Kwan hit an RBI double in the fourth as the Guardians made it 5-2 in the fourth. Dalbec's sacrifice fly in the bottom half got Boston within 5-4.
Dalbec hit his 10th homer in the sixth for a 6-5 lead.
Eovaldi went six innings, giving up three earned and nine hits with no walks.
Cleveland starter Cal Quantrill went 5 1/3 innings, allowing five earned runs on eight hits and two walks.
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