BOSTON -- Will Middlebrooks hit an RBI single with the bases loaded, capping a two-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Boston Red Sox over the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Wednesday night for a sweep of the two-game interleague series.
Skip Shumaker hit a two-run homer for Cincinnati, who lost the opener to Boston 4-3 in 12 innings.
The Reds are off on Thursday. They open a homestand with the first of three Friday night against the Rockies at GABP. The action on 700 WLW.