Moore’s gem leads Rays over Red Sox

BOSTON — Some nights you cannot control what the opposition does against you and that was what happened with the Red Sox Monday night as Rays ace Matt Moore was phenomenal and shut down the Sox in the Rays’ 3-0 win at Fenway Park. It was the sixth straight start with a win for Moore.

Moore was impeccable with his command as he limited the Red Sox to just two hits in his complete game shutout. No Red Sox player reached second base until two outs in the seventh inning when David Ortiz singled and advanced to second on a wild pitch. Only three times did a player reach base  — Ortiz in the seventh and Napoli twice (single in the second and a walk in the fifth).

“He shut us out. He threw a lot of quality pitches. He stayed out of the middle of the plate, we had three base runners all night and never really had a chance to get anything going,” manager John Farrell said. “He was efficient with a very good fastball and good change up. He kept off-stride enough and a lot of power to good locations in the strike zone.”

Red Sox starter Brandon Workman, making his second big league start, gave the team a solid outing after a rough first two innings where he threw 50 pitches. Workman went six innings allowing two runs on seven hits while striking out four. He allowed a run in the first inning on a sacrifice fly from James Loney and another in the fifth on a two-out RBI single, again from Loney. Jose De La Torre came on to pitch 2 2/3 innings where he allowed one run on a Desmond Jennings sacrifice fly in the ninth before Craig Breslow came on to get the final out.

The teams will play the second of their four-game series tomorrow night (7:10, NESN) where Jon Lester will opposed Roberto Hernandez.

What they’ll be saying: The Red Sox were shutout for the seventh time this season and their third time in their last 12 games. Their two hits matched a season-low and were the fewest hits at Fenway Park since August of last year against the Twins … It was Moore’s first career shutout and he had never pitched into the ninth inning in his career until tonight. He became just the second Rays player to throw a shutout at Fenway Park … Despite the loss the pitching the Sox got from Workman and De La Torre was very good and was able to save the bullpen after Sunday night’s extra-inning affair.


News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
National

Rapper affiliate of Wu-Tang Clan 'cuts off own…

Rapper Andre Johnson, who has performed with New York outfit the Wu-Tang Clan, is in a critical condition after reportedly cutting off his own penis…

National

Cleavage complaint: Disneyland staffer orders curvy mom to…

A curvy mom-of-three says she filed a formal complaint after staff at Disneyland Resort in California ordered her to cover up her boobs. Melissa Behnken,…

International

Canadian charged in 'Heartbleed' attack on tax agency

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian police have arrested a 19-year-old man and charged him in connection with exploiting the "Heartbleed" bug to steal taxpayer data from…

National

Every dog has his day in court, in…

(Reuters) - Call him juror K-9.A computer glitch is likely to blame for a summons that called a German Shepherd to report for jury duty,…

Television

‘Survivor: Cagayan’ recap: Episode 8

Sure, it's called Survivor. But this season should really be called 'The Tony Show.'

Television

Jim Rash talks 'The Writer's Room' and amazing…

For Jim Rash, as the fifth season of "Community" comes to a close, the second season of "The Writer's Room" begins.

Television

'Dexter' star Jennifer Carpenter moves into producing role

The actress who played the title character's sister in "Dexter" is teaming up with producer George Stelzner to adapt Erika Hayasaki's book "The Death Class:…

The Word

Wahlburgers announce North America domination

Tuesday was a huge day for Donnie Wahlberg.

MLB

MLB video highlights: Red Sox beat White Sox…

Red Sox walk 15 times in extra innings win

NBA

Kris Humphries on free agency, future with Celtics:…

Kris Humphries on free agency, future with Celtics: 'I hope to be back'

NBA

Celtics turn attention to NBA Draft, improve lottery…

Celtics turn attention to NBA Draft, improve lottery odds with loss

NFL

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated, new April version

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated, new April version

Wellbeing

This Week in Health: chocolate may prevent obesity…

Can chocolate prevent obesity and diabetes? Location of study: U.S. Study subjects: Mice Results: The positive health benefits of chocolate have been studied increasingly more…

Wellbeing

This Week in Health News: breastfed infants trying…

Are breastfed infants trying to prevent mom from having another baby? Theory: The act of breastfeeding not only brings mom and baby closer together –…

Wellbeing

Unexplained infertility may be caused by lack of…

Researchers have identified a protein on the egg's surface that interacts with another protein on the surface of sperm, allowing the two cells to join.

Tech

5 surprising facts about Google Glass

Your sex life could get more interesting.