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BOSTON -- It was only fitting that a batter who was by a pitch scored the winning run. Dennis Smith . Beanballs were the theme Friday night as the Red Sox and Rays had another AL East rumble, with Boston earning a 3-2 victory on A.J. Pierzysnkis RBI triple in the 10th inning that drove in Jonny Gomes. The Red Sox rushed out of the dugout -- for once not to possibly fight their division rivals -- and celebrated their fifth straight win following a 10-game skid. A chunk of Bostons coaching staff had to watch the comeback from the clubhouse, where they were sent during a string of ejections in the latest testy game between the clubs, which included a bench-clearing scrum in the fourth inning. "When we have four people ejected and also have three people hit by pitches, and they have none, thats a hard one to figure out," said Boston manager John Farrell, who was the first of three Boston skippers to get tossed. His two successors joined him later along with starting pitcher Brandon Workman, who was tossed in the sixth after a throwing a high pitch that sailed behind Tampa Bay slugger Evan Longoria. Farrell was still irked after the game that Tampa Bay ace David Price was not ejected. Farrell objected after Prices first pitch to David Ortiz hit him in the hip, setting the tone for the night. Plate umpire Dan Bellino immediately issued a warning to both benches, which irked Farrell enough to get him out of the dugout, then quickly ejected when he crossed Bellinos threshold. "There is intent to that pitch. As emphatic as Dan Bellinos warning was, it sure seemed like Dan Bellino felt like there was intent as well," Farrell said. Ortiz felt it was retribution for two homers he hit off Price in the playoffs last year. "If youre mad because I take you deep twice, let me let you know," Ortiz said during a postgame rant about Price. "Ive got almost 500 homers in this league. Its part of the game, son." There was much more to come, including a bench-clearing scrum after Price plunked Boston first baseman Mike Carp in the fourth. No punches were thrown and the only ejection was to Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo, who threw down his hat and burst into an argument when he learned Price wasnt tossed. Price said the pitch to Carp was not intentional. "Thats not something Im trying to do," Price said. "I had six lefties in the lineup today. Ive got to be able to throw my fastball in." Crew chief Jeff Kellogg explained to a pool reporter why Price wasnt tossed after the warnings and his second hit batter. "If we feel there was intent to hit the batter, he would have been ejected," Kellogg said. "We felt the pitch was certainly inside but not intentional. So thats why he stayed in the game." Andrew Miller (2-4) got the win. Juan Carlos Oviedo (1-2) took the loss after hitting Gomes, who was ejected Sunday when the Rays and Red Sox cleared the benches in Tampa Bay. "I thought it was a great game. I thought it was handled great on the field by the umpires," Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon said. "Its always going to be felt from the perspective of the sides. Im going to defend the Rays and theyre going to defend the Red Sox." These teams have a long history of bad blood, and Friday night was the latest chapter. Boston retaliated in the sixth when Workman threw behind Longoria, who was visibly upset. Longoria and Pierzynski had a conversation at home plate, and a handful of players from both dugouts ventured a few steps onto the field, but no trouble ensued. Workman was ejected and third base coach Brian Butterfield was automatically tossed with him, leaving hitting coach Greg Colbrunn as the fourth Red Sox skipper of the night. The last-place Rays had won five straight against the Red Sox, including a three-game sweep last weekend that extended Bostons losing streak to 10 in a row. The Red Sox vented some of the frustration during a bench-clearing dustup Sunday at Tampa Bay. David DeJesus led off the game with a double and went to third on an error by Grady Sizemore in right field. Ben Zobrist followed with a fielders choice that allowed DeJesus to score and give Tampa Bay a 1-0 lead. The Rays added a run in the fifth when Escobar led off with a double and scored on an RBI single by DeJesus. Boston cut it to 2-1 in the fifth on two-out singles by Xander Bogaerts, Dustin Pedroia and Ortiz. Bogaerts added an RBI double to tie it at 2-all in the seventh after Jackie Bradley Jr. led off with a single. Price left after seven innings, allowing two runs and six hits. He struck out six, walked one and hit two batters. NOTES: Boston RHP Rubby De La Rosa is scheduled to make his first start of the season Saturday against Tampa Bay RHP Jake Odorizzi (2-4). ... Price entered with a 6-1 record at Fenway Park. ... With Prices no-decision, Tampa Bay starting pitchers have gone 12 straight games without a victory. ... The Rays activated Ben Zobrist (thumb) from the 15-day DL and started him at second base. ... Boston placed 1B-C Ryan Lavarnway on the 15-day disabled list with a broken bone in his left hand and recalled OF-1B Alex Hassan from Triple-A Pawtucket. Bill Mackrides . Thats 14 consecutive losses to the two-time defending champs, and most of them were over before they even began. Result notwithstanding, Sundays game had a very different feel to it. Charley Brock . The third-seeded Bouchard, from Westmount, Que., was coming off a semifinal appearance at the French Open. She took the opening set before the unseeded American came back for the 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory.SUNRISE, Fla. - Nail Yakupov wasnt expecting his first career shootout attempt, but he made it a successful one.Yakupov scored the winning goal in the shootout to lift the Edmonton Oilers over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night.Yakupovs shot got past Roberto Luongo in the first round, and Edmontons Viktor Fasth was perfect in the shootout.I dont know why, but Coach gave me my first shootout (chance) and I nailed it. It feels pretty good, Yakupov said.Yakupov was sitting on the bench when, to his surprise, he got a tap on the back from Coach Todd Nelson.Im like, Where??Shootout??Im going first??He (says), Yes, Yakupov said. So I jumped and went in there and scored.Nelson knew that Yakupov had no shootout experience.Yeah, I did, so I?had nothing to lose, Nelson said. It was a situation where I said, Why not?Matt Hendricks and Jordan Eberle scored in regulation for Edmonton. Fasth made 35 saves for his third win this season.The Oilers won for the first time in four games and snapped a franchise record 14-game, road-losing streak. The Oilers, who have three road wins this season, earned their first since Nov. 9 at the New York Rangers.It felt good, Fasth said. All the guys, they worked really hard today and it felt good to get this win here on the road.Jonathan Huberdeau and Erik Gudbranson scored for Florida, and Luongo stopped 32 shots. He has lost three straight starts for the first time since the opening three games of the season.Its a big game for us. Its not a matter of taking the point and moving on, Luongo said. We needed to bounce back and we didnt come up wiith the win. Hop Riopel. Edmonton has won six straight at Florida since March 8, 2002. Five of the games have gone past regulation.The Panthers are a bit deflated after losing two in a row at home coming off a 4-2 road trip and took little comfort in getting a point.We had a real bad game tonight. We got outworked in every aspect of the game, Panthers coach Gerard Gallant said. We know (Edmonton is) a good team. They play hard. Their record doesnt indicate their team. Theyre fast and they forced us all night long and they had a lot of odd-man rushes against us.The Oilers forged a 2-2 tie on Hendricks short-handed goal in the third. Hendricks shot from the slot got past Luongo at 6:32. The Oilers have scored a short-handed goal in back-to-back games.Huberdeau broke a 1-1 tie with his goal at 14:29 of the second. Aleksander Barkovs shot from the slot hit the post, and Huberdeau poked in the rebound. Huberdeau has four goals and four assists over the past six games.The Oilers took a 1-0 lead on Eberles goal in the second. The Panthers were caught in a line change, and Eberle skated in on Luongo unchallenged. His wrist shot got past Luongos glove and high into the net at 3:35 for his team-leading 12th goal.The Panthers tied it 1-1 about two minutes later on Gudbransons goal. His slap shot from above the right circle beat Fasth at 5:41. Gudbranson scored for the first time since Oct. 9 at Tampa Bay, a span of 39 games.NOTES: Luongo played in his 838th NHL game, putting him in 11th place among goalies. ... Edmontons Boyd Gordon recorded his 100th career assist. ' ' '

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