BOSTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- David Ortiz smacked two homers Saturday and Boston took a commanding 2-0 American League Division Series lead with a 7-4 win over Tampa Bay.
Ortiz blasted a solo homer in the first inning for a quick 2-0 Red Sox lead and added another bases-empty smash in the eighth, capping the scoring.
John Lackey (1-0) earned the win despite allowing four runs on seven hits over 5 1/3 innings, walking three and striking out six.
Rays starter David Price (0-1) was roughed up for seven runs on nine hits over seven innings.
James Loney drove in a pair of runs for Tampa Bay, which hosts Monday's Game 3.