CHICAGO -- The 40,766 fans at Wrigley Field may not approve of what Alfonso Soriano did in the sixth inning Saturday night, but his manager and teammates backed him up.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a two-run home run to back Jon Lester and lift the Red Sox to a 4-3 Interleague victory over the Cubs, but most fans will likely blame Soriano for the loss.
The Cubs trailed, 3-0, with two outs in the sixth and had runners at first and second. Soriano lined the ball sharply to third baseman Will Middlebrooks, who bobbled it but recovered in time to throw him out easily. That's because Soriano didn't run it out, thinking Middlebrooks had caught the ball.
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