Alfredo Aceves (top right) definitely pitched well today, allowing just a run on 5 hits in 6 innings, earning the win and making him 2-0/2.22/17, as he's been very good. Matt Albers followed him with a scoreless inning, and that was it for pitchers due to rain. Jacoby Ellsbury had a great day, going 1-3 with 2runs and that 3-run homer, as he is now .296/5/26. Dustin Pedroia went 1-5 with an RBI double and a run, and Adrian Gonzalez did the same, with an RBI single. David Ortiz went 2-3 and scored 3 runs, pushing the average to a great .309 mark. Carl Crawford went 4-5 with 2 runs and 3 RBIs, along with 2 triples, as he is now .244/3/19. Drew Sutton had a great game, going 2-5 with 2 runs and 2 RBIs, and Josh Reddick went 3-5 with 2 runs and 3 RBIs, as the rookies really did contribute. Tomorrow, the Sox will send Tim Wakefield (1-1/4.50/14) against Rick Porcello (4-2/3.08/30).
Alfredo Aceves- 1 run in 6 innings, in a very good start
Matt Albers- a scoreless inning of relief
Jacoby Ellsbury- 1-3 with 2 runs and a 3-run homer
David Ortiz- 2-3 with 3 runs scored
Carl Crawford- 4-5 with 2 runs and 3 RBIs, along with 2 triples
Drew Sutton- 2-5 with 2 runs and 2 RBIs
Josh Reddick- 3-5 with 2 runs and 3 RBIs
This was a great game for the Red Sox, every player in the lineup had at least one hit, wow!