Red Sox

BSJ Game Report: Red Sox 5, Rays 2 – Four-run first is plenty for Price

(Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images)

BOSTON -- All you need to know about the Red Sox’s 5-2 win over Tampa Bay on Saturday night in quickie form, complete with BSJ analysis and insight.



Sox erupt for four in the first: It’s the only crooked number the Red Sox put up Saturday night. A pair of one-out doubles by Andrew Benintendi and Mitch Moreland put the Sox up 1-0, before Tampa Bay starter Tyler Glasnow (0-1) ended up walking the next three hitters, two of which came on four-straight balls with the walk to Ian Kinsler bringing Moreland in. But then a grounder off the bat of Brock Holt saw a poor throw by first baseman Jake Bauers, which allowed two runs.

J.D. homers, but the bats go silent after that: