Recap - Bogaerts and Price Lead Sox Past Jays

Jim Monaghan
Contributing Writer

Xander Bogaerts slammed a three-run homer and David Price went seven strong innings as the Red Sox beat the Blue Jays 4-2 at Fenway Park on Saturday afternoon.

It was the third straight win for the Red Sox who have now had pitchers get into the seventh inning in back-to-back starts for the first time this year.

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Toronto jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning on an RBI double by Joey Bautista.

The Red Sox retaliated in the bottom of the third inning. Jackie Bradley Jr. reached on an infield single. One out later Dustin Pedroia singled and both scored on Bogaerts' first home run of the season.

Travis Shaw drove in the fourth Boston run with a single that scored Hanley Ramirez.

Price (pictured) went seven innings in picking up his second win, allowing two runs on six hits and no walks. He struck out nine.

Craig Kimbrel struck out the side in the ninth to seal the victory.

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