Red Sox - 350 000 000 - 8 11 0 Rays - 010 020 001 - 4 9 3The Red Sox sent nine men to the plate in both the first and second innings against Chris "Guardian Of The Game" Archer (4-9-8-2-3, 98). Mookie Betts's grand slam was the big blow in the second.
The last game in which the Red Sox batted around in each of the first two innings? August 14, 1962. ... Betts is the youngest Red Sox player to hit a grand slam since Tony Conigliaro (August 24, 1965, G1).
Daniel Nava had three hits, and Yoenis Cespedes, Brock Holt, and Betts each had two. Cespedes also scored twice and drove in two runs. ... Anthony Ranaudo (6-5-3-3-4, 99) has pitched six innings in each of his three major league starts. Boston has won all three of those games.
Holt, SSThe Red Sox need to win 12 of their remaining 29 games to finish at 70-92, which would be one game better than their performance in 2012.