Talking Points: Red Sox Smoak-ed from both sides


STAR OF THE GAME: Justin Smoak
Smoak turned in quite a feat, homering from both sides of the plate in the same game. He drove one out to right off Rick Porcello in the first, then greeted lefty Robbie Ross Jr. by smashing one into the fourth deck two innings later.

The veteran lefty had all the support he would need when the Jays scored five runs in the top of the first, then kept adding on in the second in the third. All Buehrle had to do was throw strikes and work quickly to get his team back into the dugout -- which he traditionally does anyway.

GOAT OF THE GAME: Rick Porcello
In what has been a brtually disappointing season, Porcello hit rock bottom with this stinker, tagged for seven runs in just two innings. He allowed two homers in the first and nearly every ball put in play was crushed.

TURNING POINT: This one was so lopsided, it's tempting to say that it took place when Jose Reyes led off the bottom of the first with a single. But let's settle on the first of two homers from Smoak, which gave the Jays a 5-0 lead after six batters.

BY THE NUMBERS: This was Porcello's worst -- and shortest -- start since he was clubbed for nine runs in two-thirds of an inning pitching for the Tigers against the Angels on April 20, 2013.

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