Boston Red Sox Bats Come Alive in Series Finale

Posted: 9th May 2010 by Christopher Woodley in MLB
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After being outscored 24-6 in the first two games against New York, the Boston offense took out their frustrations on A.J. Burnett in a 9-3 win Sunday night at Fenway Park. The Red Sox scored at least nine runs for the third time in seven games. The loss ended the Yankees five-game winning streak.

Leading 1-0, Boston exploded for five runs off Burnett in the bottom of the third inning. With the bases loaded and one out, J.D. Drew brought in a run with a sacrifice fly RBI. David Ortiz followed with a run-scoring double, and Adrian Beltre added a two-run double. Jeremy Hermida completed the scoring with an RBI single to give Boston a 6-1 lead.

Despite entering the game with a 4-0 record and a 1.99 ERA, Burnett (4-1) continued his struggles with the Yankees against the Red ...

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