Red Sox - 302 210 200 - 10 13 0 Rays - 000 020 110 - 4 7 1David Ortiz hit two home runs - #499 and #500!
Ortiz became the 27th major league player to hit 500 regular season home runs when he crushed a solo shot to right-center (432 feet) in the fifth inning. He also blasted a three-run shot in the first inning. Both home runs came off Matt Moore.
Mookie Betts (#15) and Dustin Pedroia (#10) hit back-to-back dongs in the third. ... Pedroia added a two-run double in the fourth. ... Travis Shaw hit a two-run bomb in the seventh.
Rick Porcello: 7-5-3-3-8, 118.
Also: Yankee reliever Chasen Shreve issued three bases-loaded walks in the top of the eleventh inning this afternoon as the Blue Jays strolled to a 9-5 victory in the first game of a doubleheader. New York blew a 4-1 lead and now trails Toronto by 3.5 games. ... The Yankees lost the nightcap 10-4.