Dioner Navarro's seventh-inning solo homer off Daisuke Matsuzaka came on an 0-and-2 pitch. Matsuzaka had held hitters to a .149 average when ahead 0-and-2 with 27 strikeouts.
Number of the day
118 Boston LF Manny Ramirez's batting average against LHP Scott Kazmir (4-for-34), his lowest against any pitcher.
Quote of the day
"I'm just kind of waiting to feel like I'm at home. It doesn't feel like we're at home yet. It still feels like we're on the road, but that's okay. Maybe in time it'll change."
Kazmir, jokingly, on pitching in front of so many Red Sox fans at the Trop on Sunday.
Tonight: Rays vs. Blue Jays
When/where: 7:10, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg
TV/radio: FSN; 1250-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)
Probable pitchers: Rays - RHP Andy Sonnanstine (1-6, 5.57); Jays - RHP Dustin McGowan (7-5, 4.45)
Rays tickets: $8-$210. Available at Tropicana Field box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, devilrays.com.
Rays info: (727) 825-3250
Watch for ...
Dandy Andy: Rays starter Andy Sonnanstine will try to snap a six-decision losing streak. He hasn't won since June 10, his second big-league start. In his last start Wednesday in Baltimore, Sonnanstine allowed five runs on seven hits in six innings. He walked three batters, including back-to-back walks, the most he has allowed in his 10 starts.
Dustin Off: Jays starter Dustin McGowan has been remarkable at times and not so much at others. He was just three outs away from a no-hitter last month, instead settling for a complete-game one-hitter, and he pitched 71/3 shutout innings in his last start Tuesday in a 7-0 win over Minnesota. Over his past two starts - a span of 141/3 innings - he has allowed just two runs.
Carl at the Bat? Rays LF Carl Crawford, out of the starting lineup the past two games with a sprained right wrist, is 3-for-4 with a homer against McGowan. 1B Carlos Pena is 2-for-3 with two homers against him.
Tuesday: Jays, 7:10, Ch. 66. Rays - Edwin Jackson (2-10, 7.00); Jays - Jesse Litsch (3-4, 4.01)
Wednesday: Blue Jays, 3:10, FSN. Rays - Jason Hammel (1-1, 5.33); Blue Jays - Josh Towers (5-7, 5.08)