Toledo takes 3 out of 4, this game 7-2. Mud Hens starter Duane Below pitched six innings, gave up two runs on seven hits, and got the win.
Pawtucket countered with Felix Doubront, who pitched 3 1/3 innings and gave up two runs on four hits. Doubront also had five strikeouts and three walks. Reliever Jason Rice took the loss for the Red Sox, working for 1 1/3 innings and giving up three runs in the top of the fifth before being replaced by Kris Johnson.
Johnson put in three innings of work and the Mud Hens beat a couple of more runs out of him. Relievers Scott Atchison and Rich Hill got two outs apiece to wrap the game up, neither pitcher allowing an eighth run.
Pawtucket third baseman Hector Luna hit an RBI double in the bottom of the first inning to give the Sox their first run. Luna went on to hit a solo home run in the fourth, putting up Pawtucket's second and final run.
The rehabbing Victor Martinez went 2-4 with a double. Shortstop Cale Iorg hit a two-run homer in the second inning. Veteran left fielder Timo Perez went 4-5.
Today will be an off day for the team, followed by a series in Scranton Wilkes-Barre facing the Yankees. Alfredo Aceves will face righty Andrew Brackman.
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