Originally posted on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 7/2/12
Something tells me that the Boston Red Sox are probably just a little bit happy that they were able to escape the Emerald City with a split of the four-game set with the Seattle Mariners. If they hadn't, it probably wouldn't have been good for their psyches. The 2-1 win in 10 innings almost didn't happen either. The offense was being shut down by Jason Vargas through the first 7.1 innings as they managed just four hits and a walk up to that point. Things began to look a little brighter when Dustin Pedroia smacked a home run in the 8th to tie the game up at one. The bullpen did its job to keep the game tied and force some more bonus baseball for the second time in as many days. You almost didn't want to see extra innings because the Red Sox were 0-5 so far this season. But they made sure to take care of business right away. Ryan Kalish, who was pinch-hitting for Brent Lillibridge, laced a double to right off of Brandon League. He would go to third on a Pedroia single to I...
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