Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Daniel Nava's pinch-hit single with two outs in the eighth inning drove in the winning run in Boston's 3-2 comeback victory over the Orioles in the opener of a three-game set.
J.D. Drew hit a pair of home runs for the Red Sox, who continued their home domination of Baltimore with their 16th win in the last 18 meetings at Fenway Park.
Tim Wakefield (3-6) tossed eight innings to grab the win in another record- breaking start for Boston, which has won four of its' last five games. The veteran knuckleballer allowed both runs on seven hits while walking one and fanning four in his 201st start at the venerable ballpark, the most by any pitcher in franchise history.
Brad Bergesen (3-5) was the hard luck loser, giving up three runs on five hits over 7 2/3 innings, while striking out seven and not walking a batter for the Orioles, who had entered the game winning five of their last seven.