St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) - Carl Crawford's eighth-inning homer proved to be the difference as Tampa Bay clipped Boston, 3-2, in the second of three games from Tropicana Field.
and also knocked in a run each for the , who have taken the first two games in the series and six of their last seven overall.
(7-2) earned the win after scattering four hits and one unearned run over six innings, fanning five despite three walks.
and drove in a run apiece for the , who have lost three in a row.
(1-1) suffered his first big-league loss after yielding just five hits and a pair of runs with four walks over 5 2/3 frames.