Found September 17, 2012 on Ted's Army:


Jacoby Ellsbury hits a two run home run in the sixth and even more cushion with an RBI single in the seventh to help give the Sox a 5-2 victory.

Ellsbury finished the game going 3-for-5 and held down the fort for the offense as Loney & pinch hitting Mauro Gomez were the only other Sox to get a hit. Thankfully the Sox managed to get four walks from Rays pitching. 

Aaron Cook had the sinker working as he went six innings and gave up just one run off of a fielder's choice in the fifth. He gave up five hits while walking one and striking out one. Rich Hill & Junichi Tazawa pitched solid 1-2-3 innings in the seventh & eighth while Melancon had a little trouble in the ninth but managed to finish the end allowing just one run.

The Sox managed to escape their 82nd loss of the season tonight but with the Rays trying to stay in the playoff race, they'll be looking to get back on track tomorow night.

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