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Travis Shaw hits first 2 ML homers, scores 5 and drives in 4 in Boston's 11-7 win over Rays

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BOSTON — hopes tough times may lead to better things as he continues his comeback from Tommy John surgery.

The Boston Red Sox pounded Moore for six runs in three innings en route to an 11-7 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.

"It's tough having only three innings, handing over that many innings to the bullpen and coming out of the game," Moore said. "It doesn't feel good, but I think it's days like this that make the good days the great days."

Moore, making sixth start since returning from the surgery in April 2014, gave up nine hits, walked one and fanned two. He's failed to go past five innings since his return.

"It's not fun right now, but I still believe in myself," he said. "I feel like when I was out there competing that that wasn't being timid."

hit a solo homer and two-run single for the Rays, who have lost five of seven.

The Rays bullpen didn't help, giving up five runs in five innings.

hit his first two major league homers and went 4-for-4 with five runs scored and four RBIs for Boston.

had four hits and three RBIs, and three hits with three RBIs for the Red Sox, who their third straight after losing 12 of 14.

(3-6), demoted to the minors in late June for nearly a month, gave up five runs on nine hits in five-plus innings for his first victory since June 6.

Jean Machi earned a save in his Red Sox debut, getting the final four outs.

After having their six-run lead sliced to one, the Red Sox scored two runs on one hit in the sixth against reliever . Castillo had a two-run single that made it 9-6, with Shaw making a nice slide by tapping the plate with his hand despite the throwing beating him.

The Red Sox built a 6-0 edge after three innings against starter (1-3).

Leading 1-0 in the second, they scored four on Castillo's RBI double, 's sacrifice fly and Bogaerts' two-run double.

Shaw, recalled earlier Saturday, homered over the Rays' bullpen, making it 6-0 in the third. His second — a two-run shot — went into the center-field bleachers in the eighth.

The Rays crept back with two runs in both the fourth and fifth.

But Bogaerts' RBI single made it 7-4.

The Rays then cut it to 7-6 on 's RBI single and pinch-hitter 's run-scoring double. Guyer's hit would have tied it but Kiermaier was caught trying to steal third.

Forsythe's single came in the fourth. and each had RBI singles.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Rays: was hit by a fastball by Kelly and left in the sixth with a bruised left hand. "I dont know anything other than that hes getting an X-ray," manager said. ... OF (left knee bursitis) continues his rehab at Triple-A Durham. He went 0-for-3 with two walks on Friday. ... (torn left labrum) made his second rehab start Friday, giving up five runs in 3 1-3 innings.

Red Sox: 3B missed his second straight game with a bruised left forearm after getting hit with a pitch Thursday.

WHAT A THROW

CF Kiermaier nailed the speedy at the plate on Shaw's single in the fifth.

BAD DAY

The Rays gave up 16 hits, the most they've allowed against any AL East team this season.

UP NEXT:

Rays: RHP (6-5) is scheduled to pitch the series finale on Sunday. He's made 15 starts giving up two or fewer runs, which entered Saturday tied for the AL's most.

Red Sox: (8-9) is slated to start when they close a 10-game homestand. He's 0-2 in his last five starts.

PHOTO: Boston Red Sox's Travis Shaw slides safely into home around the tag of Tampa Bay Rays catcher Curt Casali during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
Boston Red Sox's Travis Shaw slides safely into home around the tag of Tampa Bay Rays catcher Curt Casali during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

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