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Red Sox Notebook

Jonny Gomes chipping in despite low batting average

CHICAGO — Jonny Gomes singled in the third inning against the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. The Red Sox had a 1-0 lead at the time.

When Dustin Pedroia followed with a ground ball to third base, Gomes made an aggressive slide into second. The throw from Trevor Plouffe to Jamey Carroll went into right field and a run scored. The Sox were on their way to a 5-1 victory.

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