Dustin Pedroia is greeted by David Ortiz after his first-inning homer. (Frank Gunn/AP)
By David Singh / MLB.com
The Red Sox scored in the first inning on Dustin Pedroia's homer, but Paul Byrd gave the lead right back in the bottom of the frame. It was 2-1 until the Red Sox put up a four-spot in the fourth inning, giving Boston the lead for good. Paul Byrd earned his first win in a Red Sox uniform.
BATTING HR: Rios, A (10, 1st inning off Byrd, 1 on, 1 out), Overbay (10, 4th inning off Byrd, 1 on,
1 out). TB: Lind; Rios, A 4; McDonald, Jo 2; Inglett 2; Overbay 5. RBI: Rios,
A 2 (60), Overbay 2 (51). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zaun; Wells, V. GIDP:
Inglett 2. Team RISP: 1-for-4. Team LOB: 6.
Inglett (8, 2nd base off Byrd/Varitek). PO: Inglett (1st base by Byrd).