Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox Game 2: Live Score and ALDS Highlights
FINAL: Boston 7, Tampa Bay 4
The Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays battled in Game 2, with the Red Sox ultimately coming out on top, 7-4.
The Red Sox are now up 2-0 as the series heads to Tampa Bay on Monday.
Jacoby Ellsbury went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI, while David Ortiz had two solo home runs.
David Price got rocked for seven runs in seven innings, as left-handed hitters were 6-for-12 with five runs scored and three RBI.
That's all from here. But keep the debate going in the comments or hit me up on Twitter to discuss the game more. My handle is @chris_stephens6.
The Red Sox have scored 19 runs in two games, but their defense might be the most impressive thing in this series.— Jesse Spector (@jessespector) October 6, 2013
Here's what the Rays did:
Here's what the Red Sox did:
Myers grounds out to first and the Red Sox are up two games to none.
Jose Lobaton strikes out for the second out. Wil Myers up. It's only fitting...right?
Uehara is one of only a few of the Red Sox without a beard.
Koji Uehara strikes out Matt Joyce for the first out of the inning.
Ross grounds to third. Longoria goes to second for the out. We go to the top of the ninth. Three outs left for the Rays.
Stephen Drew sac flyout to center advances the runner to third base.
Hit No. 11 comes from Middlebrooks to put runners on first and second with one out.
One-out single for Gomes. That's their 10th hit of the game.
Mike Napoli pops out for the first out of the inning.
BOOM!!!! BIG PAPI WITH HIS SECOND HOME RUN OF THE GAME!!!!
Red Sox 7, Rays 4
Another double play to end the inning. Defense just keeps backing up the pitching. We go to the bottom of the eighth.
Delmon Young came up swinging and singled to center. Rays have another inning where the tying run comes to the plate.
Desmond Jennings pops out for the first out of the inning. Rays down to five outs.
Junichi Tazawa on to pitch for the Red Sox. He had a 3.16 ERA in the regular season and 26 holds.
Pedroia swings and misses, but ball gets away from the catcher. Good throw gets Pedroia at first and we go to the top of the eighth.
Ellsbury strikeout and Victorino groundout makes two quick outs for the Red Sox in the seventh.
Just a note, Zobrist has stranded five runners on base tonight.
Dustin Pedroia makes a huge play on a grounder to second. Four to six to three for the inning-ending double play.
Longoria walks to put runners on first and second with one out. Zobrist is up.
Remember, the last time Zobrist was up, he watched strike three.
Loney hit by a pitch...right off the elbow. That's not fun.
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