The story coming out of this one is quite obviously Jon Lester, who was nothing short of outstanding. He finished with 10 strikeouts, allowing just two hits and no walks (one HBP) in seven innings of work. You can also expect to see highlights of home runs from Dustin Pedroia and Cody Ross on your local news.
Top 9th, 6-0 Red Sox: Mauro Gomez goes deep with a homer to left field. The big first baseman got into that offering from Tyson Brummett, giving the Sox a 6-0 lead.
End 8th, 5-0 Red Sox: Here’s something you don’t hear all the time — Matt Albers works a perfect 1-2-3 inning.
These things happen in 5-0 spring training games.
Middle 8th, 5-0 Red Sox: With Lester out of the game and the Sox holding a five-run lead, this game has entered “waiting for it to end” mode. The Sox didn’t score in the eighth "
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