Blue Jays - 010 000 000 - 1 3 0 Red Sox - 003 000 10x - 4 9 1Rick Porcello (7-2-1-2-6, 99) shut down the Jays and Hanley Ramirez sparked the offense with his 10th home run of the season.
With the Red Sox trailing 1-0, Ryan Hanigan began the bottom of the third with a single to center. After Mookie Betts flied out to center, Dustin Pedroia singled to right. David Ortiz also singled to right, knocking in a run; Pedroia was thrown out trying to get to third. Ramirez then homered to left center, giving Boston a two-run lead.
Betts knocked in Brock Holt with a hit in the seventh inning to complete the scoring.
Koji Uehara struck out the side in the ninth.
Ortiz and Pedroia each went 2-for-4.
Betts, CFThe starting rotation continues to be a problem. Clay Buchholz's poor outing last night lifted the starters ERA to 6.03, the worst in the majors. It's the eighth time in 21 games the starter has failed to pitch at least five innings. Buchholz was pulled after only 2.2 innings.