Bobby Wilson

Red Sox rally with 4 runs in 9th for 8-7 win over Rangers

Mookie Betts went deep on an elevated fastball, and Dustin Pedroia came home on a pitch that got past the catcher.

Betts hit a tying two-run homer with two outs in the ninth, and Dustin Pedroia later scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in Boston's four-run ninth inning as the Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 8-7 on Friday night.

"We caught a break on the wild pitch," manager John Farrell said. "This is a huge boost when you consider the confidence you can generate and gain from a win like this."

After falling behind 6-0 — when David Price had another tough start against the Rangers — the Red Sox got two-run homers from Hanley...