The Redsox beat the Rays 11-3 in the second game of the 3 game series. For the first time since 1971, 7 rookies started for Boston in this game. The series is now tied at 1-1 with 1 more game remaining. Anthony Ranaudo pitched 7 innings allowing 2 runs on 6 hits. Shortstop Xander Bogaerts and Daniel Nava combined to have 5 of Boston’s RBI’s while rookie Garin Cecchini hit his first home run of his career. Allen Webster is to pitch for Boston in game 3 of the series who is 4-3 with a 5.54 ERA. For Tampa Bay, Jeremy Hellickson is pitching. He is 1-4 with a 3.96 ERA on the season.
Boston starts a 4 game series against Baltimore tonight. Pitching for Boston is Allen Webster who is 4-3 with a 6.02 ERA. Kevin Gausman is the starter for the Orioles and is 7-7 with a 3.57 ERA. Boston will have DH David Ortiz back in the lineup who missed the last 2 games with a family matter.