Kiermaier, Margot lead hit parade as Rays beat Red Sox 8-7

August 11, 2020 - 1:32 am
Kevin Plawecki, Michael Perez

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BOSTON (AP) _ Kevin Kiermaier hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh inning, Manuel Margot had four hits and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 8-7.

Kiermaier's opposite-field line drive off reliever Jeffrey Springs rolled all the way to the wall in left-center field.

Yoshi Tsutsugo and Margot scored after both singled to start the inning. Kiermaier had three RBIs. Margot's double in the eighth made it 8-5. Kiermaier finished 2 for 4, Michael Perez had a two-run single and Joey Wendle hit an RBI triple for the Rays, who had a season-high 16 hits.