Eric Gagne could not get the job done on Tuesday, as the Sox dropped their second straight to the Blue Jays. Jon Lester was solid over 6 2/3 innings, but Gagne was tagged for three runs in the decisive eighth inning. Boston's lead over New York in the AL East was sliced to 2 1/2 games.
Russ Adams played hero on Tuesday against the Red Sox, bashing the decisive two-run double in the eighth inning to lift the Jays to their second straight win over the AL East leaders. A.J. Burnett went 8 2/3 innings for the win, striking out 11. Scott Downs got the last out for the save.
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