Daisuke Matsuzaka slips and falls trying to field a bunt. (AP)
By Ian Browne / MLB.com
The slim lead -- provided by Jason Bay's two-out two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth -- didn't faze the Red Sox with Jonathan Papelbon on the mound. But on a night Daisuke Matsuzaka made the bullpen come in to work early, the Rays got to the closer and sent Boston to a loss.
a-Walked for Hinske in the 7th. b-Batted for Floyd, C in the 9th. c-Homered for Ruggiano in the 9th.
BATTING 2B: Bartlett (20, Matsuzaka), Perez, F (1, Papelbon), Navarro (24, Papelbon). HR: Johnson,
D (1, 9th inning off Papelbon, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Iwamura 2; Pena, C; Johnson, D 4; Aybar, W 2; Perez, F 2; Navarro
3; Gross 2; Bartlett 2. RBI: Floyd, C (36), Aybar, W (27), Bartlett (29), Johnson, D (1), Navarro (46). Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Bartlett 5; Navarro; Floyd, C 2. SF: Aybar, W. Team RISP: 1-for-17. Team
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