Boston Red Sox v Colorado RockiesThe Boston Red Sox started the final week of the regular season with an 8-3 loss to the Rockies in Colorado.John Lackey took the loss after allowing 6 hits, 3 of them were homeruns. Charlie Blackmon led off the bottom of the first with the first of those homers and the Rockies never looked back.

Tyler Chatwood held the Sox to just 3 hits over 7 innings. A 2-run homer by Jared Slatalamacchia in the 9th was lone highlight of the game for Boston.

Despite the loss, the Sox keep their lead for the best record in the American League thanks to Oakland's 3-0 loss to the Angels.