Boston Red Sox vs Baltimore Orioles Live Blog: Instant Reactions, Analysis

Josh AronsonCorrespondent IAugust 28, 2013

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 27: Shane Victorino #18 is congratulated by teammate Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox following their 13-2 win against the Baltimore Orioles during the game on August 27, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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The Boston Red Sox took care of business last night against the visiting Baltimore Orioles.

The Sox had an offensive explosion and beat the O's 13-2.

Baltimore Pitcher Wei-Yin Chen had the worst start of his career allowing 8 ER in just 3 2/3 innings, while Shane Victorino tallied 7 RBI's for the Sox. 

Tonight's starters are Bud Norris (4.22 ERA) for the Orioles and John Lackey (3.17 ERA) for the Red Sox. Norris has pitched well for the Orioles since he was acquired from the Houston Astros earlier this month, while Lackey has struggled recently.  

The Orioles enter the game 6.5 games behind the Red Sox.

This is a huge game for both teams as the Red Sox look to keep the bats hot and put together consecutive wins, while the Orioles try to narrow the gap in the AL East.

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