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Red Sox fend off Blue Jays

The Boston Red Sox nearly blew a three-run lead in the ninth inning, but managed to sneak past the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Saturday night at Fenway Park.

Boston won the game as -170 favorites, but the team’s played UNDER the posted over/under (9.5).

Dustin Pedroia went 3-for-4 at the plate with one RBI for the Red Sox. Clay Buchholz earned the win, and Jonathan Papelbon collected his 32nd save.

Lyle Overbay had two hits and drove in one run for the Blue Jays. Ricky Romero surrendered seven hits and three runs over 5 1-3 innings.