Put in an early four-run hole by a struggling Robinson Tejeda, Texas staged an impressive rally against Josh Beckett. Kenny Lofton's RBI single capped a four-run fourth, followed by Sammy Sosa's decisive homer in the fifth over the Green Monster.
The night got off to a promising start as the Sox scored four times in the first two innings, but things soon took a downward turn. Josh Beckett allowed four runs in the fourth and the lead run in the fifth, and Boston could not tie it.
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