SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) – Boston Red Sox right-hander John Smoltz made his fifth rehab start Friday night, throwing six innings for Triple-A Pawtucket.

Smoltz allowed four runs and six hits, getting the decision in Pawtucket’s 4-1 loss to the Syracuse Chiefs in the first game of a doubleheader. He struck out six and walked one, throwing 56 of his 70 pitches for strikes in what was likely his final rehab outing.

Smoltz is the only pitcher in major league history with at least 200 victories and 150 saves. He’s continuing his comeback from surgery last June to repair a torn labrum, a round piece of cartilage.


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