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Edwin Encarnacion’s two homers give Blue Jays win over Red Sox in slugfest

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TORONTO — David Ortiz tried to have a sense of perspective after the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox, 9-7, Tuesday night.

“It was a good game,” Ortiz said. “Everybody did what they were supposed to. They scored a couple of runs at the end. Come back tomorrow and have the same attitude.”

That’s easy for Ortiz to say given that he’s the hottest hitter in baseball at the moment. He drove in four more runs with a home run and a double.

The rest of the Red Sox weren’t quite so magnanimous.

Manager John Farrell was upset with a fill-in umpire. Starting pitcher Jon Lester was angry with himself. Reliever Junichi Tazawa sat at his locker with his head in his hands.

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