Red Sox Earn Series Split In Tampa With Win Sunday
By MARK DIDTLER
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Christian Vazquez and Christian Arroyo homered to help the last-place Boston Red Sox get a split of a four-game series with the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a 6-3 victory. Martin Perez gave up three runs and five hits over five innings. Matt Barnes, the fourth Boston reliever, worked the ninth to get his sixth save. Kevan Smith hit a home run for the Rays, who have lost four of six. ?Tampa Bay completed the season series 7-3 against the Red Sox. The Rays have won 14 of the last 18 games between the teams. ?