Rays beat Red Sox 5-2

Red Sox Editorial Use OnlyBOSTON (AP) — Mikie Mahtook hit a two-run homer and Matt Moore recovered from a difficult start to strike out seven as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 5-2 on Tuesday night.

Moore (2-4) allowed two hits and walked two in the first inning as Boston took a 2-0 lead.

Boston rookie Henry Owens was perfect through four innings.

Logan Forsythe led off the fifth with a double for Tampa Bay’s first hit and he scored on a sacrifice fly. Owens (3-3) unraveled in the sixth.

Owens walked Richie Shaffer to start the inning and hit Brandon Guyer with one out. Mahtook singled to load the bases. Evan Longoria hit a sacrifice fly to right and Tampa Bay got another run when Mookie Betts’ throw home sailed high and ended up in the stands for a 3-2 lead.

Mahtook added two runs in the eighth with a homer that cleared the Green Monster in left field.

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