Recap - Koji finally blows one

Jim Monaghan
Contributing writer

It was bound to happen sooner or later, and quite frankly I'd rather see it happen now than in the playoffs. Koji Uehara (pictured) gave up a lead-off triple to Danny Valencia in the top of the ninth inning to end the streak of thirty seven straight hitters retired. Valencia then scored on a sacrifice fly to right by Matt Wieters as the Orioles beat the Red Sox 3-2 at Fenway Park.

Dustin Pedroia (pictured) led off the bottom of the first inning with his ninth home run of the year to give Boston an early 1-0 lead. The Red Sox doubled the lead with an unearned run in the bottom of the fourth inning.

Baltimore chipped away with single runs in the top of the fifth and sixth innings including Chris Davis's fifty first home run of the year which set a new Orioles franchise record.

Boston's offense managed just three hits, though they were augmented by six walks and three errors.

Ryan Dempster started for the Red Sox. He gave up two runs over six innings on just three hits. He walked four and struck out five.

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