Josh Beckett was very good, allowing just that 2-run homer through 7 strong innings. He earned the win, and is now 5-2/2.06/73, as he has been so good this year. Matt Albers pitching a scoreless inningbehind him and Dan Wheeler allowed a run in an inning after Albers. Jacoby Ellsbury had a good game, going 2-4 with a run and an RBI. Adrian Gonzalez went 2-5, scoring a run, and having 2 RBIs. Kevin Youkilis went 1-4 with a run scored and an RBI. David Ortiz capped the rally, going 2-4 with a run scored and 2 RBIs, as he is now .326/15/36. Jed Lowrie went 1-4 with a run scored and an RBI triple. Mike Cameron went 1-4 with a run and an RBI, as everyone had a hit. Tonight, the Sox will head up to Toronto and send Clay Buchholz (4-3/3.82/49) up against Jo-Jo Reyes (2-4/4.16/44).
Josh Beckett- only 2 runs on the homer through 7 innings, earning the win
Matt Albers- a scoreless inning of relief
Jacoby Ellsbury- 2-4 with a run and an RBI
Adrian Gonzalez- 2-5 with a run and 2 RBIs
David Ortiz- 2-4 with a run and 2 RBIs
Jed Lowrie- 1-4 with a run and an RBI triple
Mike Cameron- 1-4 with a run and an RBI double
What a game, and a series, it's about time we're living up to expectations!