J.D. Drew singled home Carl Crawford from second with two outs in the 14th inning Saturday, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 9-8 win over the Oakland Athletics after closer Jonathan Papelbon blew a four-run lead in the ninth.
Justin Verlander took a shutout into the eighth inning as the Detroit Tigers beat the Boston Red Sox 3-0 to get a split of Sunday’s day-night doubleheader.
Adrian Gonzalez homered for the fourth consecutive game and Josh Beckett shut down the skidding New York Yankees for the second time this season, sending the Boston Red Sox
to a 6-0 victory Saturday on a bizarre night in the Bronx.
Josh Beckett had his second straight strong outing and Jed Lowrey a two-run homer, to lead the Rede Sox to a 4-1 victory over the Blue Jays.
Red Sox shut out the Astros in Final spring training game.
Red Sox take 2 one run games.