The seventh inning was when Jose Iglesias and Jacoby Ellsbury made the stage all their own. They played supporting roles for the Red Sox, providing unlikely sources of production in a four-run outburst that broke open the floodgates in Friday night’s 8-1 romp over the Cleveland Indians before a Fenway Park crowd of 34,074.
“I mean, Iggy was here a short time, but he was hitting .450 before he left,’’ said catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, who sparked the rally when he doubled to center, extending his career-high on-base streak to 14 games.
“He’s going to hit,’’ Saltalamacchia said of Iglesias. “And Ells, he’s an All-Star.’’ Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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