Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 5/17/13
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Ryan MacLeod Contributing Writer It took extra innings but the Red Sox won their 3rd straight game, their second coming from behind late to pick up the win against the Twins tonight. Great starting pitching held the Twins to only 2 runs and 4 hits. Here are your 3 stars of the game: Star 3: Johnny Gomes The twins made the mistake of walking Stephen Drew in the 10th inning to load the bases and pitch to Gomes, who made them pay with a sacrifice fly. Gomes went 0-2 with the game winning RBI and scored game tying run in the 7th inning. Star 2: Clay Buchholz Again another fantastic game pitched by Buchholz ended in a no decision for him. While the team improved to 8-1 in games that he has started he is still 6-0 on the year. Buchholz went 7 innings giving up 2 runs on 4 hits. He struck out 9, walked 3 and threw 110 pitches. Star 1: David Ortiz Ortiz continued his destruction of opposing pitchers going 3-4 tonight. He knocked in his 23rd RBI of the year and brought his average up to .3...
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