Boston Red Sox defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 7-1

TORONTO -- If this keeps up, the once-unloved Julian Tavarez won't be able to walk anywhere in Boston without people tipping their hats.

The erstwhile reliever made his fifth start for the Red Sox last night since coming out of the bullpen and this one was by far the best, a complete-game seven-hitter in a 7-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays, a victory that kept the Sox mathematically alive for at least one more day in the American League wild-card race.

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