Red Sox too much for Rays

Red Sox too much for Rays

David Ortiz hit a three-run blast, as the Boston Red Sox overpowered the Tampa Bay Rays 8-5 on Tuesday night.

Boston won as -110 home favorites, while the teams played OVER the 9.5-run total posted by oddsmakers.

Bill Hall smashed a two-run shot for the Red Sox, as winning pitcher John Lackey gave up only one run over seven innings for Boston.

Willy Aybar hit a two-run homer for Tampa Bay, while James Shields was tagged for five runs over five innings to take the loss for the Rays.