BOSTON — Alex Cobb took a one-hit shutout into the seventh inning before tiring, Evan Longoria hit a homer over the Green Monster completely out of Fenway Park and the Tampa Bay Rays held off the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Friday night.
Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Rick Porcello (2-5) gave up five runs — three earned — with seven strikeouts in six innings for his second rough outing against the Rays this season. He lost only four games last year.
Coming off a 3-6 home stand, the Rays rebounded with just their second win in six games in Fenway this season.
Boston's Xander Bogaerts singled to extend his hitting streak to 15 games, the majors' current longest active...