Red Sox Recap
Boston had wasted a five-run lead by the time Pedro Ciriaco stepped to the plate in the ninth inning Saturday night and hit a hard fly ball toward center field. He thought Curtis Granderson would catch it.
Brett Lawrie hit the game’s first pitch for one of Toronto’s four homers and the Blue Jays tagged Jon Lester for 11 runs in a 15-7 victory that completed a three-game sweep over the Red Sox.
Edwin Encarnacion tied the game with a two-run homer in the sixth, then J.P. Arencibia gave Toronto the lead with a seventh-inning solo shot and the Blue Jays beat Boston 7-3.
Josh Beckett overcame early struggles to pitch six effective innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Sunday.
The Rays scored twice in the seventh inning without getting a hit to rally past the Red Sox for a 5-3 victory Saturday night.
Chone Figgins’ sacrifice fly in the 11th inning allowed Dustin Ackley to beat Cody Ross’ throw to the plate and the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Saturday night.
Cody Ross hit two homers and drove in five runs, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 9-4 Sunday in Kevin Youkilis’ farewell to the Fenway Park fans.
Roger Bernadina doubled with two outs in the ninth, driving in Bryce Harper for the go-ahead run and the Nationals held on for a 4-3 win over the Red Sox on Sunday.
Jose Bautista hit a 3-run home run and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Sean Rodriguez hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Alfredo Aceves, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Red Sox on Sunday afternoon.