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The 8-1 Red Sox finally pushed away from the soft beginning to their season yesterday, with one more buttons-bursting, gluttonous "why not?" victory - staging an improbable rally for an 8-7 victory over the Rays.
With the sun beginning to set over the third-base stands and temperatures dropping from a first-pitch reading of 40 degrees, the Red Sox were glad to be finished.
"He got me 3-2 - I really don't think he wanted to throw an off-speed (pitch) right there", Bogaerts said. "You're just trying to get up there and keep the line moving".
Jake Faria (0-1, 14.29 ERA) takes the loss for the Rays who lose their seventh straight and drop to 1-7 on the season.
Bogaerts' two-run double helped erase a 2-0 deficit during a four-run first.
Santana's shot to deep right field was his 1,000th career hit.
The Rays struck again in the fourth. He then turned on a 2-2 pitch and drove it into the seats in left field, scoring Kelby Tomlinson and Joe Panik, who both singled off Font (0-2).
Tony Wolters drew a bases-loaded walk off Arodys Vizcaino with two outs in the 10th inning, sending Colorado to the victory.
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Twins starter Jose Berrios (1-1) allowed five runs and six hits in 4 2/3 innings.
One point of interest today will be whether CF Kevin Kiermaier is back in the lineup after missing Saturday's game - and staying back at the hotel - due to what the Rays said were "flu-like symptoms".
SAN FRANCISCO - Cody Bellinger overcame food poisoning to score the go-ahead run on Kyle Farmer's pinch-hit double in the 10th inning off Pierce Johnson (0-1).
Faria lasted just 1.1-innings allowing eight earned runs on five hits while walking five and striking out none.
Brad Peacock pitched a flawless ninth for his first save this season.
Thursday's win resembled Tuesday's trip finale in Miami in that each starter could do little wrong, meaning it was up to each bullpen to succeed or fail. Andrew Benintendi delivered the dagger, doubling Betts home on another offering over the heart of the plate.
Chavis, the Red Sox' top pick in the 2014 draft, accepted the suspension but in a statement expressed puzzlement over how Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone was found in his system during an offseason drug test. Ryan Yarbrough was able to strike out the Red Sox center fielder for the second out of the inning, but he was unable to get out of the jam unscathed.
Leonys Martin blooped a single off Reynaldo Lopez (0-1) starting the game, stole second, advanced on Welington Castillo's passed ball and came home on Miguel Cabrera's sacrifice fly. Mookie Betts (run), Ramirez (two RBI) and J.D.
Jackie Bradley Jr. doubled off Rays reliever Andrew Kittredge (0-2) to lead off the bottom of the 12th inning. First, Mitch Moreland drove in a run with a double off the Green Monster.
TWEET OF THE GAMEWhat a rally. The Sox had already won the three-game series against the Rays, there's a showdown with the Yankees to look ahead to, and they lost their hottest hitter, Xander Bogaerts, to an ankle injury. Chris Sale will get the ball for Boston and will be opposed by Luis Severino.
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