American League Game Summary - Toronto at Boston|
(Sunday, June 30th)
Final Score: Boston 5, Toronto 4
Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Josh Thole's fielding error at first base
enabled the winning run to score with one out in the bottom of the ninth
inning as the Boston Red Sox edged the Toronto Blue Jays by a 5-4 count at
Toronto had fought back from a 4-2 deficit to draw even on solo homers by Jose
Reyes and Jose Bautista, with the latter coming off Red Sox closer Koji Uehara
(1-0) with one out in the top of the ninth.
Brandon Snyder finished 2-for-4 and had a two-run double earlier for
Boston, while Jonny Gomes and Ryan Lavarnway each contributed RBI doubles
to help the Red Sox take three of four matchups from their AL East rival in
the weekend set and prevail for the fourth time in five outings overall.
Bautista's game-tying blast capped a 3-for-5 day at the plate, with Colby
Rasmus collecting two hits and an RBI for the Blue Jays.
Edwin Encarnacion and Rajai Davis both went 2-for-5 with a run scored in the
loss, Toronto's fifth in seven outings on a seven-game road trip in which the
team entered having ripped off 11 consecutive victories.
06/30 17:04:50 ET