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Red Sox rout Orioles 12-3 behind Buccholz

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Red Sox rout Orioles 12-3 behind Buccholz

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BALTIMORE (AP) -- Clay Buchholz allowed three runs over seven innings as the AL East champion Boston Red Sox routed the Baltimore Orioles 12-3 Friday night and moved closer to securing home-field advantage throughout the postseason.

Daniel Nava and David Ortiz hit three-run homers, Jarrod Saltalamacchia had a three-run shot overturned by replay.

Dustin Pedroia had three hits for the Red Sox would clinch the AL's best record with another win or a loss by Oakland, which played Seattle later Friday.

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