Tarik Skubal struggled in a 6-2 loss to the Red Sox on Wednesday. Skubal allowed six runs on six hits over 4 2/3 innings while striking out five and walking three. He took his third straight loss in the contest.
Skubal has struggled of late after getting off to a great start this season, posting a 4.76 ERA over his past seven outings. The 25-year-old left-hander did manage to rack up 14 swinging strikes in the outing but he also gave up a two-run homer and struggled with his control. Skubal will take a 5-5 record, 3.63 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, and 84 strikeouts in 79 1/3 innings into his next start, which is scheduled for Wednesday against the Giants.