Red Sox overpower Marlins

Red Sox overpower Marlins

David Ortiz went 2-for-3 with a solo shot and three runs batted in to lead the Boston Red Sox past the Florida Marlins 8-2 on Tuesday night.

Boston cashed as -175 home favorites as the game played OVER the 9.5-run total set by oddsmakers.

Nick Green was 2-for-4 with two RBIs for the Red Sox, while Tim Wakefield gave up two runs over six innings to get the win for Boston.

Chris Coghlan went 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Florida, as Chris Volstad took the loss after getting rocked for eight runs over 3 2-3 innings for the Marlins.