Ramirez leads BoSox past Athletics

Manny Ramirez’s sixth-inning home run was the difference Saturday as the Boston Red Sox got past the Oakland Athletics by a 2-1 score.

Boston won as a -135 favorite on this night. The combined score fell UNDER the game’s posted total (9.5).

Ramirez also had an RBI single for Boston in the first inning. Marco Scutaro drove in Oakland’s run with a single in the fifth.

Red Sox starter Bronson Arroyo went seven innings, allowing one run on three hits and striking out two.

Dan Haren surrendered two runs on six hits over seven innings on the night for Oakland, and fanned eight.