Red Sox put Rockies on brink

Red Sox put Rockies on brink

Jacoby Ellsbury had four hits and drove in two runs on Saturday night as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Colorado Rockies 10-5 to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the World Series.

The Red Sox were winners as -137 road favorites in this contest, while the combined score went well OVER the night's posted total (10).

Boston starter Daisuke Matsuzaka went 5 1-3 innings on the night, allowing two earned runs on three hits while striking out five batters.

Josh Fogg lasted just 2 2-3 innings in his start for Colorado, surrendering six earned runs on 10 hits while fanning two.

Matsuzaka, Dustin Pedroia, and Mike Lowell all drove in two runs for Boston as well in the victory. Matt Holliday paced the Rockies' attack with a three-run home run in the seventh inning.