The Rays recent pitching staff took a turn for the worse on Tuesday, quickly coughing up an eight-run lead. Carlos Pena led a potent Rays offensive attack with three hits, including his 39th homer and Dioner Navarro had four hits. Grant Balfour allowed four runs in relief without getting an out.
The Sox offense was on the attack Tuesday in a monster showing vs. the Rays. Boston wiped out a seven-run deficit with ease, finishing with 20 hits. Kevin Youkilis grabbed the lead for good with a three-run triple in the sixth. Mike Lowell had four hits, and Kevin Cash had three RBIs.
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