Padres - 100 000 000 - 1 6 0 Red Sox - 000 100 001 - 2 9 0Jonny Gomes, pinch-hitting for Brandon Snyder, led off the bottom of the ninth by popping a 2-2 pitch into the Monster Seats for a game-winning homer. It was Gomes's third pinch-hit dong of the year.
Lester (7-6-1-1-5, 102) gave up a run in the first inning, but stifled the Padres after that. Jarrod Saltalamacchia's double drove in Mike Carp with Boston's first run.
Ellsbury, CFDespite being credited with wins in his last two outings, Lester is still struggling. He has allowed four or more runs in seven of his last eight starts, and watched his ERA rise from 2.72 to its current 4.61. Opposing batters have hit .316/.397/.534/.931 in those eight games.