Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Jim Thome hit an RBI double to spur a three- run 12th inning that propelled the Baltimore Orioles to a 9-6 victory over the Boston Red Sox in the middle test of a three-game series at Fenway Park.
Adam Jones doubled off Alfredo Aceves (2-10) to begin the 12th and scored the go-ahead run on Thome's one-out hit. A two-out single by Endy Chavez plated pinch-runner Xavier Avery and Chavez hustled home on a base hit by Manny Machado off Chris Carpenter.
Jim Johnson pitched the bottom of the 12th to notch his major league-leading 47th save, extending his club record. Tommy Hunter (6-8) retired the Red Sox in order in the 11th for the win, Baltimore's sixth in a row -- a season high.
Deering alum Ryan Flaherty his best game to date in Fenway, going 2 for 4 with two RBI and two walks.
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