June 18, 2013

G72: Red Sox 5, Rays 1

Rays    - 010 000 000 - 1  6  1
Red Sox - 102 011 00x - 5  8  0
David Ortiz (2-for-3) knocked in three runs. ... Jacoby Ellsbury had three hits and scored three runs. Shane Victorino had two hits and scored two runs. He and Ellsbury hit back-to-back triples in the sixth inning. ... Alfredo Aceves (5-3-1-3-2, 75) was solid but had his day cut short by a three-hour rain delay in the bottom of the fifth.
Chris Archer / Alfredo Aceves
Ellsbury, CF
Victorino, RF
Pedroia, 2B
Ortiz, DH
Napoli, 1B
Nava, LF
Saltalamacchia, C
Middlebrooks, 3B
Drew, SS
First game of a day/night doubleheader. This game is a make-up of the April 12 postponement.

Mike Napoli and Mike Carp may be available. ... The Rays have called up top prospect Wil Myers and he will make his major league debut in the afternoon game.

The Red Sox (42-29) lead the AL East, with the Orioles (2 GB), Yankees (3 GB) and Rays (5 GB), and Blue Jays (8 GB) following. Baltimore is in Detroit and New York hosts the Dodgers.

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