David Ortiz had two hits and drove in a run, cheap Stephen Drew jersey hit a two run triple, and the Boston Red Sox jerseys beat the Oakland Athletics jerseys 6 5 on Wednesday afternoon to take a three game series.
“When you consider eight months down and I don’t know how many at bats he’s had, 15 or so and you consider the number of hits he’s compiled, it is impressive,” Red Sox jerseys manager John Farrell said. “He’s got such good plate coverage. Against lefties he goes the other way for a double and hits one through the hole.
“He’s pretty amazing to watch and he’s run the bases well. There’s no issues as far as his intensity as well as he’s run with. He’s really given us a lift in the middle of the order.”
Ortiz is 8 for 16 since returning to the lineup on Saturday for the first time since last August. He missed 71 of the final 72 games last season and all of spring training’s with an Achilles tendon injury.
But he doesn’t feel that well yet.
“I’m not really concerned with getting injured,” he said. “But there’s still some concern because I’m not 100 percent yet.”
Ortiz has multiple hits in three of his four games.
“I work, man. I work. I’m old enough to know what I need to do to stay there,” he said. “Right now I’m mlb jerseys from china not where I want to be, so I’m not trying to juice some balls. I’m trying to stay with what they give me. You see how they pitch me. I got to be patient.”
cheap Chris Young jersey had a three run homer and a solo shot for the Athletics jerseys, who finished a six game road trip 1 5. They were swept at the Tampa Bay Rays jerseys over the weekend.
cheap Jon Lester jersey (4 0) got the win despite walking a season high six and lasting just 5 2 3 innings. He allowed three runs on six hits, striking out five and walking two more than he had in his previous four starts.
Oakland was hurt by another rough start by cheap Brett Anderson jersey.
Anderson (1 4) was hit hard for the third straight start, giving up six runs on eight hits in four plus innings. In the last three, he’s been tagged for 17 runs in 10 2 3 innings.
NOTES: Boston optioned RHP Alfredo Aceves to Triple A Pawtucket after the game. He allowed eight runs in 3 1 3 innings on Tuesday night. . Anderson had left his previous start with a sprained right ankle. . Melvin said he kept cheap Josh Reddick jersey out of the starting lineup with a tough lefty going now that it looks like the outfielder’s worked out of a slump. Reddick was 2 for 4 in each of the first two games after going just 3 for 37 in the previous 10. Reddick struck out pinch hitting. . Boston recalled RHP Daniel Bard from Double A Portland before the game and optioned RHP cheap Steven Wright jersey to Triple A Pawtucket. . The Red Sox jerseys again honored members of the Watertown, Mass., police department. Members stood on top of both dugouts, got a big ovation from fans and both teams. . Home plate umpire Jerry Layne left the game after being hit on the left hand by a foul tip in the third. Second base ump Mike Estabrook took over behind the plate. . Anderson was 5 2 with a 2.70 ERA in eight starts against Boston. . A fan was taken from the stands on a stretcher in the ninth. . Victorino left in the seventh when his back stiffened up.
BLUE JAYS 6, ORIOLES 5, 11 innings
BALTIMORE (AP) cheap Jim Johnson jersey walked Maicer Izturis with the bases loaded in the 11th inning to force in the tiebreaking run, and the Blue Jays jerseys beat the Orioles jerseys to avert a three game sweep and end Baltimore’s run of consecutive extra inning victories at 17.
Esmil Rogers (1 1) pitched the 10th and Casey Janssen got three straight outs for his sixth save.
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