David Ortiz was ejected from Sunday's game, prompting a tweet from Hall of Famer Jim Palmer criticizing him. And Ortiz isn't happy.
Justin Masterson officially puts his last rough start behind him and pitches the Red Sox to victory . . . and Boston is now 3-0 when he starts.
4yThere's been a lot of talk of how the Red Sox hitters have performed this year with runners in scoring position. But how about their pitchers?
4yAlso, Red Sox get a second straight win; Kevin Youkilis gets plunked . . . again.
4yJon Lester throws well and his offense backs him up.
4yThe Red Sox catcher has a couple big hits on Sunday, after his throw to second gave Toronto its only run of the afternoon.
4yIt's been a while since the Red Sox won in convincing fashion, but they did just that today. Strong pitching and bottom-of-the-order hitting did the trick in the 8-1 victory.
4yJosh Beckett went seven innings strong allowing just one run on three hits while striking out nine.
4yAlso, Lowrie still in the lineup; Francona pleased with Papelbon's start.