The Rays rallied from two runs to beat the Red Sox, 4-3. The victory was only the team’s 10th since June (in 27 games).
James Loney singled to center field to drive in Asdrubal Cabrera with the winning run. Cabrera had doubled to tie the game at 3-3. Rod Boxberger finished up the game for his 26th save.
Jake Odorizzi picked up his 11th quality start in the victory.
For the Rays, third baseman Evan Longoria played in his 1000th game at third base. Longoria has been charged with only 92 errors there. By comparison, 16-time Gold Glove winner Brooks Robinson made 96 errors in his first 1,000 games. Only six third basemen have had a career fielding percentage equal or greater to Longoria’s .966 mark. Longoria also has 423 extra base hits. For comparison’s sake, Mike Schmidt had 428 extra base hits and George Brett 425 in their first 1,000 games.