Red Sox clip Diamondbacks
|Red Sox clip Diamondbacks|
Jason Varitek's RBI-single in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
Boston won as -175 home favorites as the game played under the 9.5-run total set by oddsmakers.
Dustin Pedroia went 2-for-4 with a homer and two runs batted for the Red Sox, while Chris Smith picked up the win in relief of starter Justin Masterson for Boston.
Chad Tracy was 2-for-3 with a three-run jack and four RBIs for Arizona, as Chad Qualls was tagged with the loss after giving up the single to Varitek in the eighth.