Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/14/14
BOSTON -- The Toronto Blue Jays jumped out to a quick lead against Josh Beckett and the Red Sox at Fenway Park Friday night and held on for 6-1 win. Meanwhile, Toronto left-hander Aaron Laffey kept the Boston offense quiet. Laffey went seven scoreless innings, giving up eight hits with no walks, and four strikeouts. He improved to 2-1, lowering his ERA to 2.77. The Blue Jays scored two runs off Beckett in the first inning. After five innings, Toronto led, 5-0. With one out in the first, Colby Rasmus tripled to right field off Beckett, Rasmus' fourth triple of the season. Rasmus scored when Edwin Encarnacion, the next batter, grounded to third baseman Will Middlebrooks, who attempted to throw out Rasmus at the plate. While replays appeared to show Rasmus missed the plate and catcher Kelly Shoppach tagged him, Rasmus was called safe with the Blue Jays' first run. Adam Lind's double to right put runners on the corners, with Encarnacion scoring on J.P. Arencibia...
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