By Gethin Coolbaugh, Associated Press
BOSTON (AP) -- The Red Sox had to wait a day for a chance to catch up on the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays.
The series opener Friday was postponed because of rain and rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader on June 8.
World Series champion Boston has won five of seven and trails Tampa Bay by 5 1/2 games. The Rays won 11 of their first 14 but have lost six of their last 11, getting swept at home by the Red Sox in a three-game series last weekend.