Red Sox overpower Marlins
David Ortiz went 2-for-3 with a solo shot and three runs batted in to lead the Boston Red Sox past the Florida Marlins 8-2 on Tuesday night.
Boston cashed as -175 home favorites as the game played OVER the 9.5-run total set by oddsmakers.
Nick Green was 2-for-4 with two RBIs for the Red Sox, while Tim Wakefield gave up two runs over six innings to get the win for Boston.
Chris Coghlan went 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Florida, as Chris Volstad took the loss after getting rocked for eight runs over 3 2-3 innings for the Marlins.