Taking full advantage of some wildness on the part of the Seattle pitching staff, the Red Sox raced out to a big lead early, then held off the Mariners, 5-3.
The Sox worked a total of seven walks, including six in the first two innings, two with the bases loaded.
Eduardo Rodriguez gave the Sox seven strong innings, allowing three runs without issuing a walk and striking out eight.
The victory evened the Sox' record on their 10-game homestand at 5-5.
WHO: Red Sox (13-9) vs. Seattle Mariners (13-8) WHEN: 1:10 p.m. WHERE: Fenway Park SERIES TO DATE: Seattle 2-1 STARTING PITCHERS:LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (3-0, 3.38) vs. LHP Nick Margevicius (0-1, 5.40) TV/RADIO: NESN; WEEI-FM