Dustin Pedroia slides into third base with a triple in the first inning. (Nick Wass/AP)
By Ian Browne / MLB.com
Staked to a four-run lead, it appeared Clay Buchholz was on his way to notching his first win since May 2. But it wasn't meant to be on this night, as the rookie righty allowed five runs in just 2 1/3 innings, and the Red Sox dropped the finale.
BATTING HR: Hernandez, Ra (13, 3rd inning off Aardsma, 2 on, 1 out), Mora (21, 4th inning off Lopez, Jav, 2 on, 0 out). TB: Roberts, B 2; Castro, Ju; Scott; Mora 4; Montanez; Hernandez, Ra 4; Payton 2. RBI: Montanez (7), Roberts, B 2 (45), Hernandez, Ra 3 (54), Castro, Ju (9), Mora 4 (95). 2-out RBI: Montanez; Roberts, B 2; Castro, Ju. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Markakis; Huff; Castro, Ju. SF: Mora. Team RISP: 5-for-9. Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING SB: Mora (3, 3rd base off Aardsma/Cash), Payton (5, 2nd base off Timlin/Cash).