... when Bobby Jenks allowed six runs in the top of the ninth. Four of the six Minnesota runs were unearned because of an infield error, but still ... Jenks gave up three singles, two doubles, one walk, and threw one wild pitch. Boston went quietly in the home half against former Sox prospect Phil Dumatrait, and the Twins are the Champions of Fort Myers for 2011.
The two teams had split the first four games, so tonight's tilt was winner-take-all. ... Now we can turn our attention to the championship to be won seven months from now.
On the day that Dennys Reyes could opt out of his minor league contract, the Red Sox purchased the contract, making it a major league deal. Junichi Tazawa, recovering from ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction, was moved from the 40-man roster to the 60-day disabled list. With Reyes seemingly on the team, the final bullpen chair will be filled by Alfredo Aceves, Hideki Okajima or Matt Albers. The first two guys have minor league options.