July 28, 2014 9:48 pm

Cabrera homers from both sides of plate, Blue Jays beat Red Sox 14-1

Melky Cabrera #53 of the Toronto Blue Jays celebrates his two-run home run in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox during the game at Fenway Park on July 28, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

BOSTON – Melky Cabrera homered from both sides of the plate and drove in five runs, R.A. Dickey pithed three-hit ball for seven innings and the Toronto Blue Jays romped past the Boston Red Sox 14-1 on Monday night.

The Blue Jays won for the sixth time in seven games while the Red Sox lost one day after stopping a five-game slide that began in Toronto with three losses.

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Cabrera homered into Boston’s bullpen in right field after Jose Reyes led off the game with a walk. Cabrera made it 9-0 in a nine-run sixth with a three-run homer to left, his 14th of the season.

Ryan Goins had four hits and four RBIs for Toronto.

Dickey (9-10) had a season-high 10 strikeouts, allowed a run and walked one as he won for the third time in 10 starts. But against the Red Sox he’s 3-0 with 21 strikeouts and two walks this season.

Clay Buchholz (5-7) left the game after allowing the first three batters to reach in the sixth with one run scoring on a double by Goins. Felix Doubront came in and faced 10 batters, allowing six runs, six hits and two walks. He got his only outs on a sacrifice fly and a forceout.

Everyone in the Blue Jays’ lineup except Reyes scored in the sixth, and Munenori Kawasaki scored twice. Toronto’s 14 runs matched its season-high against Cincinnati on June 20.

Goins had given the Blue Jays a 4-0 lead with a two-run double in the fourth.

Dickey retired the first six batters and struck out at least one in each of his seven innings. He allowed a double in the third to Stephen Drew, an infield single in the fifth to Shane Victorino and an RBI single in the sixth by David Ortiz that made it 13-1.

© The Associated Press, 2014

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