Boston Red Sox defeat Tampa Bay Rays, 7-3

Clay Buchholz dazzled in his last start but had nothing to show for it.

Despite a three-hit, nine-strikeout performance and a complete game, he found himself on the losing end, 2-1, to the Tampa Bay Rays April 26. Last night, Buchholz got another crack at the Rays, this time at Fenway Park.

Despite a few rough spots, Buchholz, who had to endure a 2-hour-27-minute rain delay at the start, guided the Red Sox to a 7-3 victory.

Buchholz lasted 5 1/3 innings, giving up fi...

For those tired, cold souls still clapping and jumping around Fenway Park as the final train rumbled through Kenmore Station, all that movement wasn't just to keep warm on a damp, chilly night. There was, finally, offense, and a reason to cheer before the ninth inning, with a few extra-base hits (five) sprinkled in.

With the bats cold and the arms hot in recent games, the opposite was (mostly) true last night in the Red Sox' 7-3 win over the Rays (after being swept in F...