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Ryan Kalish's grand slam, David Ortiz's 2-run shot carry Red Sox to 12-5 win over Rays

Ryan Kalish hit a grand slam, David Ortiz had a two-run shot and Jon Lester pitched six solid innings to lead the Boston Red Sox over Tampa Bay 12-5 Monday night, preventing the Rays from climbing closer in the AL East race.Adrian Beltre added a solo homer for Boston, swept in a three-game series by the Chicago White Sox last weekend.The Rays lost their third straight and remained 2½ games behind the first-place New York Yankees , who lost to Baltimore 4-3 earlier in the day.Boston moved within 6½ games of Tampa Bay in the wild-card standings.Lester (16-8) gave up two runs and four hits while striking out 10 and walking three for his fifth win in six decisions.Boston took control by scoring three runs in each of the first two innings, and broke it open when Kalish hit his slam in a five-run fourth.Ortiz and Beltre hit consecutive homers three pitches apart in the first to put the Red Sox ahead 3-1.In the second, Victor Martinez had a two-run single to chase Jeff Niemann (10-6). Ortiz g...

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