Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/1/13
The Boston Red Sox are back in first place after a 15-inning win that began in July and ended in August. Stephen Drew finally got the decisive hit that lifted Boston to a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners in a game that ended 14 minutes after midnight on Thursday. All it took was 5 hours, 3 minutes. ''It's just huge to get a win out of that game,'' Drew said. ''Back and forth, their bullpen's doing well, our bullpen's doing well. We made some key plays that kept us in it.'' One of the biggest was a baseball rarity - an unassisted double play by an outfielder. The Mariners threatened in the 15th when one-out singles by Raul Ibanez and Endy Chavez put runners at first and second. Michael Saunders then hit a low liner to left. Jonny Gomes charged in and made a diving catch, then ran all the way to touch second base as Ibanez had no chance to get back. ''I've never had one and I've never seen one,'' Gomes said with a smile. ''So that's why I'm glad I got it on my resume.'' Ib...
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