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Sox Lose 6-3 in Toronto

The Red Sox lost 6-3 in a strange Game 1 against the Blue Jays. Both teams were held scoreless through 5 innings as Tim Wakefield and Shaun Marcum were locked in a pitcher’s duel. Everything changed in the 6th.

Wakefield had one of his implosion innings during the bottom of the 6th. He first gave up a pretty long home run to Matt Stairs on a terrible knuckleball that just stayed in. The floodgates opened after a couple of walks and Toronto tallied three runs in all.

The Sox answered the next half inning with a David Ortiz walk, a Mike Lowell single, and a game-tying home run from J.D. Drew. Is he for real? We will see…

The tie only lasted to the next half inning, when the Big Hurt hurt the Sox again with a 2-out, 2-run double off of Manny Delcarmen to give Toronto a 5-3 lead they would not relinquish. The pesky David Eckstein added and RBI single in the eighth to give the Jays a 6-3 lead.

Jeremy Accardo closed it out and the Blue Jays were winners in Game 1. The loss went to David Aardsma, who is 0-1 on the season. He allowed the only runner he faced to reach base, and Delcarmen allowed him to score on the Thomas double.

Tim Wakefield got the no-decision thanks to the Drew HR, and finished with a line of 6 innings, 3 runs on 6 hits and 3 walks, to go along with 4 strikeouts.

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  1. […] other Sox news, David Aardsma took the loss as the Sox lost 6-3. J.D. Drew hit a game-tying home run in the seventh inning, to no avail. Tim Wakefield started and […]

    Posted by Watch Your Back, A-Rod | Sports of Boston | April 4, 2008, 10:33 pm

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