Franco, AL East-Leading Rays Win 8th in Row, Top Red Sox 6-1


Luis Patino earned his fourth win in Brandon Lau his thirty first home run is the Tampa Bay rays defeated the Boston Red Sox six to one Lau's home run off Nick Pivetta led off the bottom of the first inning giving the rays a lead they never relinquished the second baseman on the importance of getting the lead early in a big series like this one any time we faced these guys are the Yankees or anything like that you know it's it's a picture you sent to come out early and you know give us a little bit of transport some Christian the let him go and do what he does this was huge the team allowed just one run on a solo Homer by Bobby Dalbec while pitching into the sixth Tampa Bay has now won eight straight and are thirty five games over five hundred for the first time in franchise history Steve Kearney St Petersburg

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