April 12, 1967
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|Boston Red Sox (1-1)||0||1||0||1||0||0||2||0||0||4||7||1|
Behind a solid performance from left fielder Tommy McCraw, the Chicago White Sox defeated the Boston Red Sox, 6-4. McCraw was 3-4 with 3 singles, while adding 2 RBI and scoring once for the White Sox.
Tommy John got credit for the win, improving to 1-0. He allowed 4 runs on 5 hits in 7.1 innings. Bob Locker earned save number 1.
McCraw had a game-changing single in the top of the eighth. On a 1-1 fastball from John Wyatt, he banged a 2-run single to right, giving the White Sox a 6-4 lead. It was the 3rd hit of the year for McCraw. "I just try to see the ball and put a good swing on it," said McCraw.
The loss drops Boston to 1-1.