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Red Sox double Rays in rubber match

Jason Bay drove in a pair of runs to help the Boston Red Sox defeat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 Thursday night in the series rubber match at Tropicana Field.

Boston won the game as +115 underdogs, while the nine runs went as a PUSH against the posted over/under (9).

Kevin Youkilis went 3-for-5 at the plate with one RBI and two runs scored for the Red Sox. Clay Buchholz pitched six innings for the win, giving up six hits and three runs.

Evan Longoria went 2-for-4 at the plate with one RBI and a run scored for the Rays. David Price gave up six hits and four runs over 5 1-3 innings in a losing effort.