Victor Martinez hits his first home run with the Red Sox in the sixth inning. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
By Ian Browne / MLB.com
Jason Bay and Victor Martinez both belted solo homers, but Brad Penny allowed five runs -- all of which came via the long ball -- as the Red Sox fell to the Rays on Wednesday. Boston is 2-13 at Tropicana Field over the past two regular seasons.
BATTING HR: Pena, C (27, 2nd inning off Penny, 1 on, 1 out), Crawford, C (12, 3rd inning off Penny,
1 on, 1 out), Burrell (8, 6th inning off Penny, 0 on, 1 out), Bartlett (9, 7th inning off Delcarmen, 0 on, 2 out). TB:
Bartlett 4; Hernandez, M; Upton, B; Crawford, C 4; Burrell 4; Pena, C 4; Zobrist. RBI: Pena, C 2 (71),
Crawford, C 2 (52), Burrell (39), Bartlett (49). 2-out RBI: Bartlett. Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Burrell; Hernandez, M. Team RISP: 1-for-4. Team LOB: 3.
Zobrist (13, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek), Longoria (3, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek), Upton, B (34, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek). CS:
Pena, C (2, 2nd base by Penny/Varitek).