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92-64, 1st in AL East

Red Sox keep rolling this month

Boston won its 11th consecutive game on Sunday, the longest winning streak for any major league team in September or later since the Tigers put together 12 straight wins in Sept. 2011, the Elias Sports Bureau notes.

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Red Sox rack up the K's vs. Rays

In all, Boston pitchers struck out 23 Tampa Bay hitters, including 21 in the first nine innings -- a major league record. But perhaps the most important number is two -- the Red Sox's magic number to clinch the AL East. What we learned Sunday

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Cubs still atop power rankings despite Red Sox's streak (0:57)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

David Ortiz told reporters in Tampa that he couldn't stop thinking about Jose Fernandez throughout Red Sox's 10-inning victory. "It's a sad day, man. Such a young, humble great kid. All the good things going on in his life and all of a sudden this tragedy happening, it's inexplicable."

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Ortiz gets emotional during moment of silence for Jose Fernandez (0:15)
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19hTommy Rancel, Special to ESPN.com

Dustin Pedroia steps up as Red Sox extend streak

Once again, Dustin Pedroia had a huge play in a Red Sox victory, evading a tag at home plate to help the Red Sox win their 11th straight game.

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Red Sox squeeze by Rays for 11th straight win (1:12)
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MLB record: Red Sox strike out 11 Rays in row

The Red Sox set a major league record Sunday when Eduardo Rodriguez and Heath Hembree combined to strike out 11 consecutive batters in Boston's 3-2 victory over the Rays.

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Pedroia dances around catcher for go-ahead run (0:40)
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Rays honor David Ortiz in private ceremony

Per the Red Sox slugger's wishes, the Rays canceled their pregame ceremony to honor David Ortiz on Sunday following the death of Jose Fernandez and instead handed him his gifts in private.

Lineup: Red Sox (91-64) at Rays (65-89)

  • 1. Dustin Pedroia, 2B (R)
  • 2. Xander Bogaerts, SS (R)
  • 3. David Ortiz, DH (L)
  • 4. Mookie Betts, RF (R)
  • 5. Hanley Ramirez, 1B (R)
  • 6. Travis Shaw, 3B (L)
  • 7. Chris Young, LF (R)
  • 8. Andrew Benintendi, CF (L)
  • 9. Christian Vazquez, C (R)
  • SP: Eduardo Rodriguez, LHP
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Pedroia, Red Sox top Rays, clinch playoff spot (0:47)
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Pedroia smacks go-ahead grand slam (0:20)

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

From Tommy Rancel at Red Sox-Rays: The hot corner has been a cold spot for the Red Sox, but a familiar face could be back to help in time for the team's postseason run. Pablo Sandoval took part in pre-game workouts on Saturday, including batting practice and fielding ground balls at third base. The 30-year-old has been a disappointment in his time with Boston, but with the club's third basemen hitting just .244/.310/.389 on the year with a .676 OPS in September, the Red Sox are likely to keep their options open as they look toward October.

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

To be clear, there is no chance that Pablo Sandoval is on the Red Sox post-season's rosters despite reports of the contrary. Just not enough time to get competitive at bats to contribute at a level better than the players on their present roster.

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David Ortiz owns the Rays

Highlights from David Ortiz's career vs. the Tampa Bay Rays, a team that he has been prolific against.

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3dTommy Rancel

Ortiz bests Shoeless Joe for most final-year RBIs

David Ortiz's two-run homer at Tampa Bay on Friday gave him 124 RBIs this year to put him ahead of "Shoeless" Joe Jackson for most RBIs in a final season.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs8611st
Batting Average.2851st
On Base Percentage.3501st
Slugging Percentage.4671st
Earned Run Average3.999th
Quality Starts85Tied-5th
WHIP1.268th
BAA.2467th

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