The Red Sox closed out the home portion of their regular season with a 5-2 win over the Blue Jays Sunday afternoon. Felix Doubront –who is expected to move to the bullpen after this outing -- earned the win for the Sox improving to 11-6. He went seven innings giving up two run on four hits including a home run and two walks with two strikeouts and a wild pitch. Knuckleballer R.A. Dickey took the loss falling to 13-13. He went eight innings giving up five runs on six hits and walk with 11 strikeouts. Toronto scored first getting a run in the second when Mark DeRosa walked with one out followed by singles from Ryan Goins and Kevin Pillar. With one out in the second Daniel Nava singled before Will Middlebrooks flied out. After singles by Stephen Drew and Ryan Lavarnway scoring Nava Bradley’s home run gave the Sox a three-run lead. Pillar who went 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI led off the fifth with his second home run of the season cutting Toronto’s deficit to 4-2. But David Ortiz who went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI led off the sixth with his 29th home run of the season putting Boston ahead 5-2.
Red Sox take 5-2 win over Jays
NBC Sports Boston | Sep 22