Shane Victorino points out toward the Green Monster, where he deposited
a Wei-Yin Chen fastball for his 100th career homer Tuesday (AP photo)
The Red Sox had a little something to prove against Baltimore Tuesday night.
Boston boasts a winning record against all their American League East Division foes save the O’s, who came into the game holding a 6-4 edge on the Sox in the season series.
Make that 6-5 now, after the Sox pounded out 14 hits en route to a 13-2 drubbing of the Birds in Game One of the Fenway series.
Felix Doubront threw 11 pitches and cruised through six-plus innings, allowing only two runs on four hits while walking one and striking out seven to move to 10-6 on the year and lower his ERA to 3.74. Rookie reliever Drake Britton came on to pitch two scoreless frames to lock things down for the Sox once Doubront made his exit.
The only time Doubront got into trouble was the third inning, when he hit Steve Pearce to load t...