MLB: Red Sox sting Rays
The Boston Red Sox took a 2-0 lead in their American League Divisional Series with a 7-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park.
Early runs handed the momentum to the Red Sox as they scored two in the first and third innings and added further scores in the fourth and fifth.
David Ortiz hammered two homers for the home side while Dustin Pedroia recorded three RBIs.
Rays pitcher David Price had a night to forget on the mound as he surrendered nine hits from his seven innings.
The Oakland Athletics evened up their series with the Detroit Tigers thanks to a Stephen Vogt single in the ninth inning.
The game was scoreless with pitchers Sonny Gray and Justin Verlander both giving up just four hits when Vogt recorded a bases-loaded single in the ninth to hand the As a 1-0 win and level the series 1-1.