Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 7/24/13
Ryan MacLeod Contributing Writer In a game that had 1st place on the line in the AL East the Red Sox showed some fight and rallied behind a strong outing by Jon Lester that allowed the team to again go up 1.5 games in the standings. The team quickly forgot about their 2 hit performance from the night before and belted out 12 hits and 6 runs over the Tampa Bay Rays. Here are the stars of the game. Star 3: Jose Iglesias Iglesias went 1-4 last night but 2 RBI's. He hit an infield single in the 8th inning plating Gomes, and Drew, and then advanced to third on a throwing error by the shortstop. The 2 RBI's increased his season total to 19. Star 2: Mike Napoli Napoli went 2-4 last night and scored 2 runs. Napoli scored in the second inning when Mike Carp singled and then again in the 8th inning when stephen drew singled. Star 1: Jon Lester Lester turned in one of his more dominant outings of the season last night, going 6.1 innings giving up 2 runs and 7 hits. He struck out 8 and walked...
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