Rays stun Red Sox with ninth inning rally, win 7-4

Rays stun Red Sox with ninth inning rally, win 7-4
September 21, 2012, 2:40 am
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- For one night, the Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays turned back the clocks a year and pretended it was September 2011.
You can probably figure how that turned out.
The Red Sox, bolstered by seven shutout innings from Clay Buchholz and backed by a three-hit night from Jose Iglesias, took a 4-1 lead into the ninth inning and seemed on the verge of winning their fifth game in seven tries on this road trip.
But Andrew Bailey, who had been 5-of-6 in save chances since returning to the mound in August, couldn't protect the lead and after he was lifted, Vicente Padilla yielded a three-run walkoff homer to B.J. Upton, resulting in a 7-4 loss.
Bailey faced six hitters and allowed five (four hits and a walk) to reach, leaving runners at second and third with out out for Padilla.
Buchholz turned in one of his best starts of the season, tossing seven innings of shutout ball while allowing just four hits.
Iglesias, who came into the game with an 0-for-13 skid at the plate, banged out three hits including his first major league homer, a solo shot he drove out to left-center to lead off the top of the ninth. Earlier, Iglesias had singled to center in the third and reached on an infield single to start the sixth.
Cody Ross (double), Mauro Gomez (triple) and Ryan Lavarnway (single) also drove in runs for the Sox.