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Boston Tops Tampa Bay 6-3 - Recap

Boston grabbed a 6-3 win over Tampa Bay on Sunday, as Martin Perez was credited with a win at Tropicana Field.

The Red Sox were a +170 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.

Martin Perez earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Christian Vazquez in the win.

Tampa Bay got a 4.1-inning outing from Charlie Morton in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 0 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Mike Brosseau had 2 hits in the loss for the Rays.

Boston outhit their counterparts 11-8 in the game.

Matt Barnes pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hits in his outing.

Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Miami. Tampa Bay will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Washington.