ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 29 (UPI) -- Jason Varitek knocked in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning Saturday night to help the Boston Red Sox beat Tampa Bay, 9-6.
Winner Keith Foulke (2-1) gave up one run and one hit in two innings of relief. Jonathan Papelbon struck out the side in the bottom of the ninth to record his 10th save of the season while extending his scoreless innings streak to 14 1/3 innings this season.
With the save, Papelbon broke the all-time rookie record for saves in the month of April.
Tampa Bay has dropped six of its last eight contests.
The loser was Tyler Walker (0-2).