Cubs 16, Red Sox 9 Humiliated Red Sox swept by Cubs ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jim Davis The scoreboard told the story as the Cubs posted 16 runs on the Red Sox in Wednesday's ugly loss. Jim Davis Before the game, injured Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino and Austin Pierzynski, son of Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski followed the flight of a ball hit over them during batting practice. Jim Davis Brandon Workman nearly didn’t survive the first inning as he allowed three runs and threw 30 pitches. The Sox had Felix Doubront warming up as the inning finally ended. Jim Davis Justin Ruggiano (20) drilled a home run off the AAA sign above the Monster Seats. Jim Davis Anthony Rizzo walked, stole second, and scored on a single by Starlin Castro. Jim Davis Workman (1-2) had the worst start of his career, giving up six runs on five hits and three walks over just four innings. Jim Davis Xander Bogaerts, who entered the game hitting .130 in his last 100 at-bats, continued his frustration by grounding to shortstop in the second inning. Jim Davis Dustin Pedroia was 3 for 5 with a walk and an RBI for the Sox. Jim Davis Brock Holt continued to hit well for the Sox and had three hits. Jim Davis Bogaerts struck out looking with the bases loaded and two outs to end the bottom of fourth inning. Jim Davis Overall, he’s made the final out of an inning 77 times, and he’s hit .000 in 28 plate appearances with runners in scoring position since June 1. Jim Davis Since June 1 Bogaerts entered Wednesday night’s game against the Cubs hitting .130 with two doubles, three homers, and 29 strikeouts in 100 at-bats. He went 0 for 4 Wednesday. Jim Davis Neither Bogaerts nor Jonathan Herrera could make the play on a foul ball. Jim Davis David Ortiz was out at the plate when he tried to score from third base on a sixth inning ground ball to first. Jim Davis Edward Mujica came on to pitch the top of the eighth inning and promptly surrendered a home run. Jim Davis Mujica appears dumbfounded after allowing a homer to lead off the 8th. Jim Davis Mike Napoli was forced at second base in the eighth inning, but the Cubs couldn't turn the double play on the ball hit to the pitcher by Jonny Gomes.