Ryan Demspster just didn't have it this afternoon, but as usual, another Red Sox player picked him up. David Ortiz? No. Dustin Pedroia? Not tonight. Knuckleballer Steven Wright came on as a long reliever and kept Seattle from scoring. His efforts helped Boston take the four game series in the middle of their west coast trip. Here are the four at bats that changed the game:
1) Get on that Board First. Boston loves scoring early. When Jacoby Ellsbury came up to bat to start the game, no one figured the Sox would get on the board that quickly. Ellsbury swung at Ramirez's third pitch and drove it over the fence in right field to put the Red Sox up 1-0.
2) Errors always come back to hurt you. While Ryan Dempster cruised in the first inning, he labored through 40 pitches in the second inning. But it should have been a lot less. Kyle Seager started off the inning with a solo shot to right field to tie the game, then Mike Zunino singled in between two out...