The Boston Red Sox used a surprisingly strong spot start from Ryan Weber and banged out 15 hits Thursday afternoon to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2, taking 3 out of the 4 games in Canada

Weber making his 1st start went 6 innings allowing just 3 hits and 1 run. He struck out 3 and didn't walk a batter. Travis Lakins called up today when Tyler Thornburg was placed on the Injured List pitched the 7th allowing 1 hit and striking out 1.

Steve Pearce playing left field was 3-5 with his 1st homer of the season, coming in the 9th inning with 1 on. Every member of the Red Sox batting order had at least 1 hit.

Xander Bogaerts was 2-4, with a double. Jackie Bradley Jr. was 2-4 with a double. Rafael Devers and Eduardo Nunez each had 2 hits.

The Boston Red Sox are 27-23, and still in 3rd place, 5.5 games behind the New York Yankees, who are 9-1 in their last 10 games. Chris Sale will pitch for Boston on Friday, as they open a 3 game series in Houston against the Astros. The pregame will begin at 7:10 with the 1st pitch at 8:10. Heat the game on AM 1370 WDEA in Ellsworth and Bar Harbor area and The Rock 101.9 FM, WOZI in Presque Isle.

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