Sox Hit 8 Homers and Crush Detroit- WBSM Thursday Sports (AUDIO)
David Ortiz hit two of Boston’s 8 home runs as the Sox beat the Tigers 20 to 4 at Fenway Park. Stephen Drew, Mike Napoli, Jacoby Ellsbury, Daniel Nava, Ryan Lavarnway and Will Middlebrooks also went deep. Middlebrooks with a grand slam.
The Red Sox open a four game series with the Yankees tonight in the Bronx. Jake Peavy starts tonight. WBSM pregame time is 6:20pm.
The Pawtucket Red Sox lost game one of the playoffs to Rochester last night 7 to 1. Game two is tonight in Rochester, game three at Pawtucket tomorrow.
The Patriots will go against rookie quarterback EJ Manuel when they open the season Sunday in Buffalo.
High school sports:
Boys soccer: Apponequet beat Fairhaven 3 to 2, NB topped Taunton 4-0, NB Voke Tech over Wareham 6-1 and Brockton topped Dartmouth 2-1.
Girls soccer: Stang beat Bishop Connelly 7-0, Apponequet shutout Fairhaven 3-0, ORR beat Case 7-0, NB over Taunton 3-2 and Dartmouth shut out Brockton 2-0.
Field Hockey: Fairhaven beat Wareham 3-0.
The UMass Dartmouth men’s soccer team beat Salem State 3-2, the women shut out Salve Regina 4-0. In field hockey, Trinity beat UMD 1-0 and in volleyball, Salve beat UMD 3-0.
Here’s the morning sports.