Boston, MA (Sports Network) - David Ortiz and Kelly Shoppach each hit two-run homers, as Boston downed Miami, 7-5, in the opener of a three-game interleague series.
Will Middlebrooks added two hits and drove in a run, while Cody Ross homered in his return from the disabled list and Adrian Gonzalez added an RBI for the Red Sox, winners in three straight and five of six.
Clay Buchholz (8-2) snagged the win despite allowing five runs and nine hits over six innings. Alfredo Aceves tossed a scoreless ninth for his 17th save.
Logan Morrison finished with two doubles, a two-run blast and knocked in all five runs for the Marlins, who lost for the 11th time in their last 13.
Mark Buehrle (5-8) was dented for seven hits and six runs over five full frames in the setback.
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