Josh Reddick celebrates his two-run jack with third-base coach DeMarlo Hale. (Rob Carr/AP)
By Ian Browne / MLB.com
Jon Lester wasn't his normal dominating self, but he buckled down when it mattered most and the Red Sox's offense picked up the southpaw with a three-run seventh and a five-run eighth to reduce their playoff magic number to nine.
a-Grounded out for Markakis in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Mora in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Roberts, B (53, Lester), Pie (9, Lester). HR: Wigginton 2 (10,
2nd inning off Lester, 0 on, 0 out; 9th inning off Delcarmen, 0 on, 0 out), Mora (8, 4th inning off Lester, 0 on, 0 out),
Pie (9, 9th inning off Delcarmen, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Izturis, C; Roberts, B 2; Wigginton 8; Mora 4;
Wieters 3; Pie 7; Fiorentino. RBI: Wieters (36), Wigginton 2 (36), Mora (43), Pie (26). Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Fiorentino. GIDP: Mora, Izturis, C, Wieters. Team
RISP: 2-for-8. Team LOB: 7.
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