LIVE VIDEO: Live Newscast    Watch
 
 

Ortiz, Morales lead Red Sox past Rays

11:11 PM, Jul 13, 2012   |    comments
  • Share
  • Print
  • - A A A +

St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) - David Ortiz hit his 23rd home run of the season and Franklin Morales tossed five scoreless innings as the Red Sox topped the Rays, 3-1, in the opener of a three-game set.

Morales (2-2) held the Rays to two hits and three walks en route to the win. He struck out five.

Boston second baseman Pedro Ciriaco went 3-for-3 on the night and is now 10- for-16 on the season with the Sox. He also knocked in a pair of runs for Boston, which had lost six of seven before the All-Star Break.

Jeremy Hellickson (4-6) lost his sixth straight decision after allowing three runs on five hits and four walks in six-plus innings.

Ben Zobrist picked up two doubles and scored a run for the Rays, who have lost four of their last six.

 

The Sports Network

Most Watched Videos