Martinez, Price Lead Sox To Win [VIDEO]
David Price pitched seven quality innings, J.D. Martinez ripped his MLB-leading 38th home run as the Red Sox beat Tampa Bay 5-2 Saturday night at Fenway.
Put the Sox record at 88-36, the best in baseball.
The Sox got Price four runs in the first inning. Mitch Moreland had a RBI double. Ian Kinsler walked with the bases loaded. And, the Rays didn't help their pitcher by committing a run producing error.
In the third inning, Martinez ripped his homer over the bullpens in rightfield. He now is hitting .33 with 38 homers and 106 RBI.
Meanwhile, Price was dealing. He pitches seven innings, giving on two runs on five hits, two walks and he struck out eight.
Price is now 13-6 with a 3.69 ERA.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the ninth inning and picked up his 37th save.
Before the game, the Sox put Chris Sale back in the 10-day DL with shoulder inflammation. Hector Velazquez will make today's start.