Boston slugger J.D. Martinez wasn’t sure how neatly he’d flee, however he belief his sprained left ankle would be OK in the batter’s field Friday. Fortunate for him, the Red Sox took their time rounding the bases all evening while turning an early deficit against the Tampa Bay Rays into a blowout salvage. Martinez hit a tiebreaking, three-flee homer in his return to the lineup and the Red Sox backed Tanner Houck’s clutch relief effort with a franchise postseason yarn five dwelling runs, rallying previous the Rays 14-6 to even their AL Division Sequence at one recreation every.
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The Red Sox, as they’ve all season long, silenced the doubters with a assertion victory in Friday evening’s Sport 2. As our John Tomase writes, we all must silent own identified no longer to count this team out.