Adames, Perez lead Rays to 10-3 win over Red Sox

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Boston Red Sox had a lot of hits again. However, they couldn't put them together to get a lot of scorng.

Willy Adames homered, Michael Perez drove in four runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Red Sox 10-3 Friday night for their sixth straight win.

Boston finished with 13 hits, reaching double digits for the fourth time in five games.

''We got all those hits, but they were spread around,'' Boston manager Alex Cora said. ''So it was a good night for them and a bad night for us.''

Perez had a two-run double in the second and a two-run single in Tampa Bay's five-run third. His four RBIs matched his total in his first 20 games.

The Rays had six consecutive singles in the third against Hector Velazquez.

''That's how you win games - two outs and you start hitting base hits,'' said Carlos Gomez, who had an RBI single in the big inning. ''Right now we're really hot, pitching and hitting.''

Velazquez (7-2) gave up eight runs and nine hits in 2 2/3 innings to raise his earned run average from 2.74 to 3.69.

''I was a bit unfortunate today,'' he said. ''They hit some ground balls that got through that usually don't.''

Ji-Man Choi and Adames scored in three straight innings for the Rays. Adames' eighth home run off reliever Drew Pomeranz put the Rays up 10-2 in the fourth.

Xander Bogaerts had three hits for the Red Sox, including an RBI single in the third that gave him 15 RBIs against Tampa Bay this season. The Boston shortstop is hitting .421 in his last 15 games.

J.D. Martinez drove in his major league-leading 110th run of the season with a single in the fifth for the Red Sox, who went into the game with a 9 1/2-game lead in the AL East before losing for the fourth time in six games.

Rookie Jalen Beeks, Boston's minor league pitcher of the year last season before his trade to Tampa Bay for Nathan Eovaldi on July 25, won for the second time six days against his former team. Beeks (3-1) gave up three runs and seven hits in 5 1/3 innings in relief of starter Diego Castillo.

''We got some hits off him but we didn't score. That doesn't usually happen with us,'' said Andrew Benintendi, who had one of the hits.

''We hit (Beeks) hard today. There were like six at bats that we hit blazers everywhere,'' said Cora. ''He spotted his fastball. That's what we know about the kid. But to get Nathan Eovaldi, you've got to give up good players. ... He made some pitches when he had to, but we hit him hard today.''

SMITH IN HOSPITAL

Rays OF Mallex Smith has been hospitalized for what is expected to be a short stay for treatment of a viral infection and is being placed on the 10-day disabled list. He received IV fluids and antibiotics. Smith, hitting .385 (25 for 65) in 16 games since being moved to the leadoff spot on Aug. 5, woke up feeling ill around 3 a.m. Friday

TRAINER'S ROOM

Red Sox: LHP Chris Sale (shoulder inflamation) might resume throwing as soon as this weekend. ... RHP Steven Wright, out two months due to left knee inflamation, threw live batting practice Friday. ''He'll probably go on a rehab assignment next week and he'll be with us hopefully in September,'' said manager Alex Cora. ... 1B Mitch Moreland was ''banged up a little bit'' and out of the lineup. ... OF-DH Martinez played right field and will again Saturday before getting two days off (including Monday's open date).

Rays: OF Tommy Pham, who left Tuesday's game with a dislocated right ring finger, was available off the bench.

UP NEXT

RHP Rick Porcello (8-4, 2.72 ERA in 14 career starts at Tropicana Field) will go for his 16th win Saturday night against Rays LHP Ryan Yarbrough, who leads all rookies with 12 wins. Yarbrough will be making only his sixth start.

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  • W: J. Beeks (3-1)L: H. Velazquez (7-2)
  • HR: TB - W. Adames (8)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
M. Betts DH31000213.338.425.6341.0602.5
A. Benintendi LF51100022.296.377.490.8671.0
S. Pearce 1B41200110.304.393.570.9633.5
J. Martinez RF50310011.335.406.6541.0603.5
X. Bogaerts SS50320013.285.358.529.8874.5
I. Kinsler 2B40200013.243.308.398.7051.5
E. Nunez 3B40100013.257.282.371.6530.5
B. Swihart C40100013.224.278.299.5760.5
J. Bradley CF40000024.223.303.386.689-1.0
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    J. Wendle 2B50100003.288.338.419.7581.0
    M. Duffy 3B50100012.294.352.368.719-0.5
    J. Bauers 1B50000032.209.327.406.733-1.5
    J. Choi DH33200100.263.341.474.8159.0
    W. Adames SS33221110.261.324.418.74212.5
    K. Kiermaier CF41110012.193.256.307.5632.5
    C. Gomez RF41120011.218.309.350.6593.5
    B. Lowe LF22210200.179.304.205.5099.0
    M. Perez C40240002.297.324.406.7307.0
      BATTING
      • RBI - J. Martinez (110), X. Bogaerts 2 (84)
      • 2-Out RBI - X. Bogaerts 2 (33)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - M. Betts 3 (3), J. Martinez, X. Bogaerts, I. Kinsler 2 (2), B. Swihart 2 (2), J. Bradley
      BATTING
      • 2B - J. Choi (9), M. Perez (4)
      • HR - W. Adames (8)
      • RBI - W. Adames 2 (22), K. Kiermaier (19), C. Gomez 2 (30), B. Lowe (5), M. Perez 4 (8)
      • 2-Out RBI - W. Adames 2 (11), K. Kiermaier (4), C. Gomez (12), B. Lowe (5), M. Perez 4 (4)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Wendle 3 (3), J. Bauers 2 (2)
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - J. Choi (2), W. Adames (6), B. Lowe
      • CS - M. Duffy (6)
      FIELDING
      • DP - 2 (Adames-Wendle-Bauers; Wendle-Adames-Bauers)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      H. Velazquez (L, 7-2)2.29882403.691.49-16.0
      D. Pomeranz4.11222215.981.728.0
      J. Kelly1.02000104.001.281.5
      PITCHERSIP
      H. Velazquez (L, 7-2)2.2
      D. Pomeranz4.1
      J. Kelly1.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      D. Castillo1.22000403.321.083.0
      J. Beeks (W, 3-1)5.17333406.621.5311.0
      H. Wood2.04000303.601.673.5
      PITCHERSIP
      D. Castillo1.2
      J. Beeks (W, 3-1)5.1
      H. Wood2.0
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - H. Velazquez 72-46, D. Pomeranz 73-43, J. Kelly 17-11
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - H. Velazquez 1-2, D. Pomeranz 5-6, J. Kelly 1-1
      • Batters Faced - H. Velazquez 18, D. Pomeranz 16, J. Kelly 5
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - D. Castillo 26-20, J. Beeks 97-59, H. Wood 46-31
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Beeks 4-6, H. Wood 2-1
      • Batters Faced - D. Castillo 7, J. Beeks 24, H. Wood 10
      PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      M. Betts DH31000213.338.425.6341.0602.5
      A. Benintendi LF51100022.296.377.490.8671.0
      S. Pearce 1B41200110.304.393.570.9633.5
      J. Martinez RF50310011.335.406.6541.0603.5
      X. Bogaerts SS50320013.285.358.529.8874.5
      I. Kinsler 2B40200013.243.308.398.7051.5
      E. Nunez 3B40100013.257.282.371.6530.5
      B. Swihart C40100013.224.278.299.5760.5
      J. Bradley CF40000024.223.303.386.689-1.0
      Total383133031122-----
        HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
        J. Wendle 2B50100003.288.338.419.7581.0
        M. Duffy 3B50100012.294.352.368.719-0.5
        J. Bauers 1B50000032.209.327.406.733-1.5
        J. Choi DH33200100.263.341.474.8159.0
        W. Adames SS33221110.261.324.418.74212.5
        K. Kiermaier CF41110012.193.256.307.5632.5
        C. Gomez RF41120011.218.309.350.6593.5
        B. Lowe LF22210200.179.304.205.5099.0
        M. Perez C40240002.297.324.406.7307.0
        Total3510121014712-----
          BATTING
          • RBI - J. Martinez (110), X. Bogaerts 2 (84)
          • 2-Out RBI - X. Bogaerts 2 (33)
          • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - M. Betts 3 (3), J. Martinez, X. Bogaerts, I. Kinsler 2 (2), B. Swihart 2 (2), J. Bradley
          BATTING
          • 2B - J. Choi (9), M. Perez (4)
          • HR - W. Adames (8)
          • RBI - W. Adames 2 (22), K. Kiermaier (19), C. Gomez 2 (30), B. Lowe (5), M. Perez 4 (8)
          • 2-Out RBI - W. Adames 2 (11), K. Kiermaier (4), C. Gomez (12), B. Lowe (5), M. Perez 4 (4)
          • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Wendle 3 (3), J. Bauers 2 (2)
          BASERUNNING
          • SB - J. Choi (2), W. Adames (6), B. Lowe
          • CS - M. Duffy (6)
          FIELDING
          • DP - 2 (Adames-Wendle-Bauers; Wendle-Adames-Bauers)
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          H. Velazquez (L, 7-2)2.29882403.691.49-16.0
          D. Pomeranz4.11222215.981.728.0
          J. Kelly1.02000104.001.281.5
          Total8.0121010471---
          PITCHERSIP
          H. Velazquez (L, 7-2)2.2
          D. Pomeranz4.1
          J. Kelly1.0
          Total8.0
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          D. Castillo1.22000403.321.083.0
          J. Beeks (W, 3-1)5.17333406.621.5311.0
          H. Wood2.04000303.601.673.5
          Total9.013333110---
          PITCHERSIP
          D. Castillo1.2
          J. Beeks (W, 3-1)5.1
          H. Wood2.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHING
          • Pitches-Strikes - H. Velazquez 72-46, D. Pomeranz 73-43, J. Kelly 17-11
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - H. Velazquez 1-2, D. Pomeranz 5-6, J. Kelly 1-1
          • Batters Faced - H. Velazquez 18, D. Pomeranz 16, J. Kelly 5
          PITCHING
          • Pitches-Strikes - D. Castillo 26-20, J. Beeks 97-59, H. Wood 46-31
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Beeks 4-6, H. Wood 2-1
          • Batters Faced - D. Castillo 7, J. Beeks 24, H. Wood 10
          • 5TH INNING
            Martinez singled to right center, Benintendi scored, Pearce to third310
          • 4TH INNING
            Adames homered to center, Choi scored210
          • 3RD INNING
            Perez singled to right center, Gomez and Lowe scored28
            Lowe singled to right center, Kiermaier scored, Gomez to third26
            Gomez singled to left center, Adames scored, Kiermaier to second25
            Kiermaier singled to right, Choi scored, Adames to third24
            Bogaerts singled to left, Betts and Pearce scored, Martinez to second23
          • 2ND INNING
            Perez doubled to deep right center, Adames and Lowe scored03
            Gomez grounded out to third, Choi scored, Adames to third01
          • 9TH INNING
            • H. Wood Pitching:
            • A. Benintendi: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Benintendi grounded out to second
            • S. Pearce: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Pearce struck out swinging
            • J. Martinez: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Martinez singled to right center
            • X. Bogaerts: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Bogaerts struck out looking
            • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 8TH INNING
            • Hunter Wood relieved Jalen Beeks
            • X. Bogaerts: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Bogaerts singled to right center
            • I. Kinsler: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Kinsler singled to right center, Bogaerts to second
            • E. Nunez: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Nunez struck out swinging
            • B. Swihart: Swihart singled to left center, Bogaerts to third, Kinsler to second
            • J. Bradley: Bradley flied out to left
            • M. Betts: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Betts grounded into fielder's choice to third, Kinsler out at third
            • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • Joe Kelly relieved Drew Pomeranz
            • B. Lowe: Ball, Ball, Lowe reached on an infield single to shortstop
            • M. Perez: Strike looking, Perez fouled out to first
            • J. Wendle: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Wendle singled to left center, Lowe to second
            • M. Duffy: Ball, Ball, Duffy reached on fielder's choice to first, Lowe to third, Wendle out at second
            • J. Bauers: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Bauers struck out swinging
            • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 7TH INNING
            • J. Beeks Pitching:
            • M. Betts: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Betts walked
            • A. Benintendi: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Benintendi grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Betts out at second
            • S. Pearce: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pearce walked
            • J. Martinez: Foul, Ball, Martinez grounded out to third
            • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • D. Pomeranz Pitching:
            • W. Adames: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Adames struck out swinging
            • K. Kiermaier: Ball, Kiermaier grounded out to shortstop
            • C. Gomez: Strike swinging, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, Ball, Gomez grounded out to shortstop
            • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 6TH INNING
            • J. Beeks Pitching:
            • I. Kinsler: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Kinsler singled to left center
            • E. Nunez: Nunez lined out to shortstop
            • B. Swihart: Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Swihart reached on a double play third to second, Kinsler out at second
            • J. Bradley: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Bradley struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • D. Pomeranz Pitching:
            • M. Duffy: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Duffy grounded out to shortstop
            • J. Bauers: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Bauers fouled out to catcher
            • J. Choi: Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Choi popped out to shortstop
            • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 5TH INNING
            • J. Beeks Pitching:
            • M. Betts: Betts flied out to deep center
            • A. Benintendi: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Benintendi singled to left center
            • S. Pearce: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pearce singled to center, Benintendi to second
            • J. Martinez: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Martinez singled to right center, Benintendi scored, Pearce to third
            • X. Bogaerts: Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Bogaerts grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Martinez out at second
            • Middle of the 5th (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • D. Pomeranz Pitching:
            • C. Gomez: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Gomez struck out swinging
            • B. Lowe: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Lowe walked
            • M. Perez: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Perez flied out to deep center
            • J. Wendle: Ball, Foul, Wendle grounded into fielder's choice to second, Lowe out at second
            • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 4TH INNING
            • J. Beeks Pitching:
            • E. Nunez: Ball, Foul, Nunez fouled out to right
            • B. Swihart: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Swihart struck out swinging
            • J. Bradley: Ball, Strike looking, Bradley lined out to left
            • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • D. Pomeranz Pitching:
            • M. Duffy: Ball, Duffy popped out to second
            • J. Bauers: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Bauers grounded out to second
            • J. Choi: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Choi walked
            • W. Adames: Ball, Adames homered to center, Choi scored
            • K. Kiermaier: Strike looking, Ball, Kiermaier flied out to left
            • End of the 4th (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 3RD INNING
            • J. Beeks Pitching:
            • J. Bradley: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Bradley struck out looking
            • M. Betts: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Betts walked
            • A. Benintendi: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Benintendi struck out swinging
            • S. Pearce: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Pearce reached on an infield single to third, Betts to second
            • J. Martinez: Strike swinging, Martinez reached on an infield single to shortstop, Betts to third, Pearce to second
            • X. Bogaerts: Strike looking, Bogaerts singled to left, Betts and Pearce scored, Martinez to second
            • I. Kinsler: Kinsler popped out to second
            • Middle of the 3rd (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • H. Velazquez Pitching:
            • M. Duffy: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Duffy singled to right center
            • J. Bauers: Foul, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Duffy caught stealing, catcher to shortstop, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Bauers struck out swinging
            • J. Choi: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Choi singled to right center
            • W. Adames: Ball, Adames singled to center, Choi to second
            • K. Kiermaier: Ball, Foul, Kiermaier singled to right, Choi scored, Adames to third
            • C. Gomez: Gomez singled to left center, Adames scored, Kiermaier to second
            • B. Lowe: Foul, Ball, Foul, Lowe singled to right center, Kiermaier scored, Gomez to third
            • M. Perez: Strike swinging, Lowe stole second, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Perez singled to right center, Gomez and Lowe scored
            • Drew Pomeranz relieved Hector Velazquez
            • J. Wendle: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Wendle flied out to center
            • End of the 3rd (5 Runs, 7 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 2ND INNING
            • D. Castillo Pitching:
            • J. Martinez: Foul, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Martinez struck out swinging
            • X. Bogaerts: Ball, Bogaerts singled to center
            • I. Kinsler: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Kinsler struck out swinging
            • E. Nunez: Ball, Strike looking, Nunez singled to deep right center, Bogaerts to third
            • Jalen Beeks relieved Diego Castillo
            • B. Swihart: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Swihart flied out to left
            • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • H. Velazquez Pitching:
            • J. Choi: Strike swinging, Choi doubled to deep right
            • W. Adames: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Adames walked
            • K. Kiermaier: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul tip, Kiermaier struck out on foul tip
            • C. Gomez: Ball, Ball, Choi stole third, Foul, Gomez grounded out to third, Choi scored, Adames to third
            • B. Lowe: Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Lowe walked
            • M. Perez: Foul, Foul, Perez doubled to deep right center, Adames and Lowe scored
            • J. Wendle: Wendle flied out to right
            • End of the 2nd (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 1ST INNING
            • D. Castillo Pitching:
            • M. Betts: Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Betts struck out looking
            • A. Benintendi: Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Benintendi struck out swinging
            • S. Pearce: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Pearce popped out to first
            • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • H. Velazquez Pitching:
            • J. Wendle: Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Foul, Wendle popped out to third
            • M. Duffy: Foul, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Strike swinging, Duffy struck out swinging
            • J. Bauers: Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Bauers struck out swinging
            • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)