“I think I took my eye off it for a hair too long,’’ said Ross, who twisted his right knee on the play and had to come out of the game.
Bailey and Vicente Padilla tossed a pair of scoreless frames in the ninth and 10th, before the game unraveled for the Sox in the 12th.
“Today was a crazy day, but it was kind of the business part of it,’’ Cook said. “We realize things are going to happen throughout the season that we can’t control. We came out today, we played really good baseball, and battled our butts off all night and we’ll clean up and try to come back out tomorrow and try to do it again.’’
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