The Boston Red Sox defeated the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday afternoon, 5-1 as Rich Hill was dominating on the mound for Boston.

Hill went 7.0 innings and struck out 11. He walked 1 and just allowed 3 hits.

Jeurys Familia retired 2 batters in the 8th inning. He allowed 3 hits and 1 run.

John Schreiber came in and closed the door on the Rays, pitching 1.1 innings. He didn't allow a hit and struck out 1, walking a batter. It was his 5th save of the year.

Kike Hernandez was 1-2 and hit a solo home run, his 6th of the year in the 4th inning.

JD Martinez was 1-4 with a 2-run single in the 1st inning.

Bobby Dalbec was 1-3 with a 2-run, 2-out single in the 1st inning.

Alex Verdugo was 2-4 and hit his 32nd double of the season.

Trevor Story was 1-3, scoring a run. Story was reinstated from the injured list prior to the game, when the Red Sox optioned Jarren Duran back to Triple A Worcester.

Tommy Pham was 2-4 singling in the 1st and 4th innings.

Manager Alex Cora on the game.

Boston and Tampa Bay conclude the 3-game series Sunday afternoon. Nick Pivetta is scheduled to start for Boston. Pregame begins at 12:35 with the 1st pitch at 1:35 on AM 1370 WDEA

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