Boston Red Sox defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 7-5
TORONTO — It was only a few weeks ago that Mike Lowell, Jed Lowrie, and Jacoby Ellsbury appeared to have taken up permanent residence on the disabled list.
Lowell had been felled by a sore hip, although his being taken off the active roster was as much a result of the team not knowing what else to do with the veteran infielder.
Lowrie vanished for much of the season, a case of mononucleosis leaving him seemingly sleeping his career away.
Ellsbury missed nearly 10 ...
TORONTO (AP) Resilience in the face of adversity has been a theme for the Boston Red Sox all season. Tuesday night was no exception.
Mike Lowell hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning and the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-5 despite blowing two leads.
"It was like our whole season," Red Sox manager Terry Francona said. "It wasn't perfect but we kept playing.
"We did a lot of things that weren't really conducive to winning a close game but we found ways...
TORONTO — The Red Sox tried feverishly to deal Mike Lowell at the trade deadline, the 36-year-old infielder having become a spare part.
Now he just may be helping to save the season.
Lowell drove in two runs last night, the second with a tie-breaking homer in the eighth inning, as the Sox beat the Blue Jays, 7-5, to remain relevant in the pennant race.
Jed Lowrie, another of the Sox’ forgotten players, also drove in two runs as the Sox won for the fourth time in t...
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