We’ll be with you shortly for live updates on the Red Sox-Marlins game. The Marlins have brought Jose Reyes to the game as their primary star in this game.
This will be Andrew Bailey’s debut after sitting out the past couple of weeks with a lat strain.
Game began at 1:37 p.m. It’s 80 degrees.
Top 1st: Marlins 1, Red Sox 0
Jose Reyes grounded out to first base on Josh Beckett’s first pitch, but Emilio Bonifacio doubled to right on a 1-1 pitch. After Omar Infante was hit with a pitch off the midsection, Austin Kearns struck out on a curve ball for the second out. Aaron Rowand was then hit with a pitch on the shoulder with a curve ball that didn’t break. But with the bases loaded and two outs, Beckett walked Chris Coghlan to force in the first run. Beckett finally got out of it when he got Terry Tiffee to ground out to second base.
Bottom 1st: Marlins 1, Red Sox 0
The Sox went down in order with Nick Punto (lined out to center), Kevin Youkilis (struck out swinging) and Adrian Gonzalez (flew out to left) against Marlins starter Ricky Nolasco.
Top 2nd: Marlins 1, Red Sox 0
Beckett walked Matt Dominguez to start off the inning, but then retired the enxt three batters, one on a nice catch heading toward the triangle by Darnell McDonald on a deep drive by Reyes.
Bottom 2nd: Marlins 1, Red Sox 0
Sox go down in order in the second. Nolasco has retired all six batters.
Top 3rd: Marlins 1, Red Sox 0
Beckett had his strongest inning retiring the side in order on two ground balls and a strike out swinging on Aaron Rowand. Che-Hsuan Lin replaced Ryan Sweeney in right. when Sweeney suffered a left quad strain.
Bottom 3rd: Marlins 1, Red Sox 1
Nolasco had retired the first eight batters until No. 9 hitter Mike Aviles tripled over Bonifacio’s head in center field. Nick Punto attempted to go on with a bunt, but didn’t make contact. On the next pitch he doubled off the left field wall scoring the tying run.
Top 4th: Marlins 1, Red Sox 1
Cody Ross made a nice play in left to rob Chris Coghlan. Another 1-2-3 inning for Beckett.
Bottom 4th: Red Sox 3, Marlins 1
Ross knocked in the go-ahead run with a single to center after David Ortiz walked and advanced to third on Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s single to right. Kelly Shoppach also knocked in a run with a sac fly to left.
Top 5th: Red Sox 3, Marlins 1
Mark Melancon sets the Marlins down in order.
Bottom 5th: Red Sox 3, Marlins 1
Mike Aviles struck for a double to left, but the Sox couldn’t get him across.
Top 6th: Red Sox 3, Marlins 2
Andrew Bailey had a tough start but finished strong. He allowed a double to Omar Infante, a single to Austin Kearns and was knocked in by Aaron Rowand’s single to centerfield. Bailey held the damage to that, with one run being gunned down at home.
Bottom 6th: Red Sox 3, Marlins 2
The Red Sox did a nice job going from first to third, but Adrian Gonzalez was thrown out at third trying to get there on David Ortiz’ single.
Top 7th: Red Sox 3, Marlins 2
Red Sox go down 1-2-3
Bottom 7th: Red Sox 3, Marlins 2
Ross Ohlendorf has a nice first inning in a Sox uniform, 1-2-3.
Top 8th: Red Sox 3, Marlins 2
Marlins waste a double by Jensen.
Bottom 8th: Red Sox 3, Marlins 2
Sox go down 1-2-3.
Top 9th: Red Sox 3, Marlins 3
Scott Atchison had the second out of the inning secured, but he choked his throw to first allowing the base runner to be safe. That was after Ryan Lavarnway made a throat tag on a runner bearing down on home plate for an out. The tying run scored on sac fly by Mattison.
Bottom 9th: Red Sox 3, Marlins 3
Sox go down in order
Top 10th: Red Sox 3, Marlins 3
Cousins doubled but didn’t score.
Bottom 10th: Red Sox 5, Marlins 3
Infielder Pedro Ciriaco homered on a 1-0 pitch scoring Hee who had pinch-run for Nate Spears who had reached on a bunt single to third.