David Ortiz leads off the fourth inning with his 495th career home run, providing the Red Sox a lead they won't relinquish as they beat the New York Yankees, 4-3
Jackie Bradley Jr. continues to do it all. He had three hits, scored two runs and turned in the defensive play of the game.
Eduardo Rodriguez faces bases-loaded situations three times against the Yankees. Twice, he does so with no outs and limits the damage to a single run each time.
3yThe Red Sox announced the team will play a day-night doubleheader against the New York Yankees on July 7
3yDavid Ortiz cannot and will not be stopped. That much is clear after he jacked two more homers out of the park Monday night at Fenway Park.
3yYou probably wouldn't think it was considered a "good" outing, but Clay Buchholz looked fine through six innings. It was the seventh that got to him. Still, there were things to be happy about.
3yThe headline says it all, doesn't it? Clay Buchholz goes 6.2 innings, and the Red Sox use five relievers to hold on to the 11-6 lead.
3yThe last time the Red Sox got out to a big lead at Fenway Park, it didn't end well. That isn't the case tonight, as they go up 11-1, and beat the A's, 11-6.
3yBobby Valentine was thrown for a few loops to start the season, but now he seems to be getting things under control.
3yFormer Red Sox outfielder Josh Reddick is back in Fenway with the A's for a three-game series against the Sox. He's enjoying his starting gig in Oakland.