Extra Bases

Jeff Bailey goes deep in 9th in losing cause

Jeff Bailey, who narrowly missed a grand slam in an earlier at-bat hit a bases-empty home run in the bottom of the ninth, but the Sox fell 7-2 to the Twins in City of Palms. The Sox also were getting clobbered by the Orioles (12-2 final) in a split-squad affair in Fort Lauderdale, making it 6 losses in their last 7 games.

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