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Long ball powers Red Sox over A’s

David Ortiz belted a three-run homer and J.D. Drew also went deep as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Oakland A’s 5-4 Wednesday night at Fenway Park.

Boston won the game as -180 favorites, while the nine runs went UNDER the game’s posted over/under (9.5).

Tim Wakefield allowed 10 hits and three runs over six innings as he earned the win. Jonathan Papelbon closed out the game for his 22nd save.

Kurt Suzuki had two hits and drove in two runs for the A’s. Trevor Cahill gave up four runs over 5 1-3 innings in a losing effort.