Pedroia and Sox Walk-off With Win Over Manny and LA
BOSTON (AP) – Dustin Pedroia singled home the winning run with
two outs in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox overcame Manny
Ramirez's homer to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on Saturday.
Boston improved to 7-1 on a nine-game homestand and will go for
a three-game sweep of the Dodgers when Clay Buchholz faces Hiroki
Kuroda on Sunday night.
Ramirez homered in his second game back at Fenway Park against
his former team, a sixth-inning solo shot off Tim Wakefield.
Victor Martinez had a two-run homer and Kevin Youkilis a solo
shot for the Red Sox.
Wakefield made his 200th career start at Fenway, tying Roger
Clemens for most in club history.
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