Red Sox Walk Past the Jays at Fenway
BOSTON (AP) – Brandon Morrow set a Toronto Blue Jays record by
walking five batters in one inning as the Boston Red Sox scored
four runs in the second and went on to a 7-6 win Monday night.
The Red Sox needed just one hit in that inning to take the lead,
a cushion that came in handy when John Lackey (4-1) struggled
through six innings before three relievers held the Blue Jays
hitless. Jonathan Papelbon worked the ninth for his ninth save in
Boston trailed 4-2 heading into the second and led 6-4 after the
wild streak by Morrow (2-3).
Dustin Pedroia's RBI single made it 7-4 in the third. Jose
Bautista hit a two-run homer, his seventh, to cut it to 7-6, but
Toronto lost for the second time in nine games. Boston is 6-2 in
its last eight.