Red Sox rout Rays, take ALDS Game 1

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Game 1 goes to the Red Sox!

Jon Lester threw three-hit ball for 7 2/3 innings, surrendering just two runs on two solo home runs as the Red Sox rout the Rays in Game 1 of the ALDS Friday in Boston.

Down 2-0 in the 4th, the Red Sox rallied for 5 runs, aided by a Wil Myers misplay of a David Ortiz flyball to right field.  Every Red Sox starter had at least one hit as they knocked out Tampa starter Matt Moore after just 4 1/3 innings of work.

Lester struck out 7 while surrendering a pair of solo home runs to Sean Rodriguez and Ben Zobrist as Tampa built an early 2-0 lead.

Offensively, Jarod Saltalamacchia led the way with 3 RBI's while Jonny Gomes and Shane Victorino (3 hits) also drove in a pair of runs a piece.

Game 2 is Saturday in Boston with John Lackey facing David Price.

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