Red Sox beat AL East-leading Rays in 11 to finish sweep

Orlando Sentinel
Red Sox beat AL East-leading Rays in 11 to finish sweep
Red Sox beat AL East-leading Rays in 11 to finish sweep

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A manufactured run in extra innings capped off a resurgent weekend for the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox. Christian Vazquez hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning as the Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-3 victory Sunday. “That was a big three wins,” said Boston starter David Price, who struck out 10 over five innings. “We know the type of team we have in this clubhouse, and I think we showed that these last three days.” Rafael Devers singled off Jose Alvarado (0-2) to start the 11th and went to second when Michael Chavis walked. Both runners advanced on Jackie Bradley's sacrifice bunt and Vazquez

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