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    American League Game Summary - Tampa Bay at Boston



    (Saturday, April 14th)

    Final Score: Boston 13, Tampa Bay 5

    Boston, MA (Sports Network) - David Ortiz went 4-for-5 with a two-run home run and three-run double as the Boston Red Sox pummeled the Tampa Bay Rays, 13-5, in the second of a three-game set.

    Cody Ross also hit a two-run home run and finished with four RBI, Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a two-run homer while Mike Aviles and Dustin Pedroia added solo shots for the Red Sox, who have taken the first two games of this set. Clay Buchholz (1-0) gave up five runs on six hits with three walks and five strikeouts over seven innings of work.

    "I felt really good physically. I felt like in the beginning of the game my changeup wasn't there, everything was up," Buchholz said. "I was trying to be too quick to the plate out of the stretch and that caused the pitches to be up in the zone, but after that third inning when I gave up a run everything started to settle."

    Before the game, the Red Sox placed outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder injury which could possibly sideline him anywhere from six to eight weeks.

    Luke Scott hit a three-run home run and drove in four for the Rays, who have dropped three straight. Jeremy Hellickson went five innings in the start and gave up five runs on seven hits. Burke Badenhop (0-1) took the loss for giving up a run in 1 1/3 innings.

    "Definitely location," Hellickson said of the reason for his struggles. "I've got to execute what I want to throw and just didn't do that."

    Tampa struck early to take the lead. Desmond Jennings led off with a walk and came home as Carlos Pena followed with a double. The next two batters then recorded outs, but Ben Zobrist walked to keep the frame alive. Scott then smacked a pitch over the wall in right for a 4-0 lead.

    Boston got on the board in the second as Ryan Sweeney drew a two-out walk and came home when Saltalamacchia followed with a homer to center to make it a 4-2 contest.

    Tampa, though, got it back in the third as Matt Joyce walked and later scored off a double from Scott.

    Pedroia's one-out, solo shot to left in the third made it a 5-3 contest and Ortiz tied the game in the fifth when he drilled a 3-2 pitch over the wall in center with Kevin Youkilis on first base.

    The Red Sox took their first lead of the game in the seventh and they did it right off the bat as Aviles led off the frame with a homer just over the Green Monster. With J.P. Howell on the mound, Adrian Gonzalez doubled and Youkilis followed with a walk. A single from Ortiz loaded the bases and Ross brought home two for an 8-5 lead with a double off the Monster.

    Boston turned the game into a rout in the eighth inning as a bases-clearing double from Ortiz was followed by a home run from Ross for a 13-5 advantage.

    Game Notes

    Tampa took 12 of the 18 games against Boston last season...Boston had 15 hits in the game...Buchholz is 5-2 over nine games against the Rays...Felix Doubront is on the mound for Boston on Sunday while Matt Moore will toe the rubber for Tampa.

    04/15 02:30:16 ET

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