Commander Kick Ass is back from the DL and looking to regain his former title as Ace of the staff. Beckett pitched a strong 5.2 innings, allowing 1 run on 5 hits and 3 walks while striking out 5 Mariners tonight. Atchison earned the victory as Beckett left the game while the score was tied. Bard pitched a 1-2-3 8th inning, striking out 2. Papelbon earned his 22nd save of the season. He struck out 2, but he also walked 1 and and allowed 1 hit as well.
Offensively, despite scoring only 2 runs, they racked up 10 hits. Youk went 2/4, Hermida went 1/1 as a PH, and Bill Hall hit his 10th HR of the season.
Sox 2 Mariners 1 BOX SCORE