The Red Sox are going for three straight wins over the Indians Sunday afternoon as they try and take their first series since downing the White Sox weeks back.
We'll keep you up-to-date on all the action as it goes down in Fenway Park.
Indians 1, Red Sox 12, Final -- And it's a three-game winning streak for the Red Sox. An easy win on a Sunday afternoon.
Indians 1, Red Sox 12, End 8th -- The substitutions don't make the best of their opportunity, as Nick Punto flies out before Kelly Shoppach and Mauro Gomez go down on strikes.
Indians 1, Red Sox 12, Mid 8th -- Matt Albers makes short work of the Indians in the eighth, as Bobby Valentine subs out as many of the starters as possible in a won game.
Indians 1, Red Sox 12, End 7th -- And that's that. Dan Wheeler comes in and the Red Sox explode for six more. Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz, and Adrian Gonzalez combine for a run on a single and two doubles, leaving Gonzalez at second and Ortiz at third. Will Middlebrooks keeps things going with a walk, and Daniel Nava drops a double at the base of the Monster to bring Gonzalez and Middlebrooks home. Cody Ross records the first out of the inning, but Jarrod Saltalamacchia quickly makes up for it by launching a long ball to dead center for the final two runs.
Indians 1, Red Sox 6, Mid 7th -- Rich Hill looks like he did last year, striking out Jack Hannahan and Jason Kipnis in a quick 1-2-3 seventh.
Indians 1, Red Sox 6, End 6th -- Daniel Nava gets plunked to start the inning off, steals second, and comes around to score on Jarrod Saltalamacchia's line drive single to left. Five runs should be a pretty comfortable lead for these late innings the way the pen has been pitching.
Indians 1, Red Sox 5, Mid 6th -- The Indians put two more men on base, and threaten to make it a very close game as Shin-Soo Choo flies out to very deep right, but Cody Ross settles underneath it and makes the grab to end the inning. It's technically a quality start for Bard, but not the prettiest you'll ever see.
Indians 1, Red Sox 5, End 5th -- Justin Masterson keeps the Sox quiet again, going through the heart of the order with ease. Since the first, he's been strong, but there's no ignoring a four-run inning.
Indians 1 Red Sox 5, Mid 5th -- Mike Aviles snags a line drive and then fires to first to complete a double play that keeps Daniel Bard from having to see more than three batters in a short fifth inning.
Indians 1, Red Sox 5, End 4th -- As in the top half of the inning, a line drive out prevents any changes to the score, as Dustin Pedroia sends a rocket back to Justin Masterson with Ryan Sweeney standing at second. Masterson throws up his glove defensively, and the ball ends up right there for the out.
Indians 1, Red Sox 5, Mid 4th -- Bard has to work around some more baserunners, facing two men in scoring position with just one out, but a fly ball to right is too shallow for Carlos Santana to risk it, and a line drive from Jack Hannahan goes straight to Will Middlebrooks at third for the final out.
Indians 1, Red Sox 5, End 3rd -- No sooner do the Indians score than Will Middlebrooks pulls it right back, cleaning out an inside fastball and putting it on a ridiculously line up and into the Monster seats.
Indians 1, Red Sox 4, Mid 3rd -- The Indians get one back as Bard struggles through a very tough inning, loading the bases on two singles and a walk and then bringing a run in by walking Asdrubal Cabrera, too.
Thankfully, Travis Hafner hits a slow roller to Dustin Pedroia, who starts a slow double play that is just in time to catch the even slower Hafner to end the inning.
Indians 0, Red Sox 4, End 2nd -- The second inning starts much like the first, with two quick outs from Sweeney and Pedroia, but this time ends as Masterson would have wanted, with David Ortiz grounding out.
Indians 0, Red Sox 4, Mid 2nd -- A couple dangerous fly balls threaten to find the dirt and the wall, but Daniel Nava makes a running basket catch on the first and backs up to the scoreboard for the second, getting Bard through another inning after a leadoff walk to Travis Hafner.
Indians 0, Red Sox 4, End 1st -- The Red Sox are off to another quick start despite Ryan Sweeney and Dustin Pedroia starting the inning with two quick outs. David Ortiz would work a longer at bat to draw a walk before Adrian Gonzalez sent him to third with a double off the wall.
The scoring started with Will Middlebrooks, who once again made good on an early-inning RBI opportunity by shooting a liner down the line in left, playing Ortiz. Daniel Nava continued on his torrid pace by bouncing a double high off the wall in left for a second. The bases would be loaded when Cody Ross took a pitch to the ribs, and then partially unloaded when Jarrod Saltalamacchia sliced a ball into right field to double Boston's lead.
Quite the inning.
Indians 0, Red Sox 0, Mid 1st -- Daniel Bard can't ask for an easier start than that to his day. Johnny Damon pops up, Jason Kipnis grounds softly back to the mound, and Asdrubal Cabrera pops up to shallow left. Three outs in seven pitches with nothing even approaching solid contact.