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CINCINNATI, Ohio -- After being brushed back, Yoenis Cespedes got payback. One pitch after ducking away from Jonathan Broxtons high-and-inside fastball, Cespedes launched a no-doubt, 433-foot drive to centre field with two outs in the eighth inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 3-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. "A lot of times when pitchers throw high and tight, they think the batter backs off and gets flustered," Cespdes said after the game through a translator. "Thats not how I am. I get more focused." Manager John Farrell pointed out that the eighth-inning, go-ahead homer was Cespedess second in two games, giving Boston back-to-back victories for the first time since a five-game winning streak from July 13-20. Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning of Sundays 3-1 win over the Angels. "Broxton stood him up, then he got a fastball out over the plate, and (Cespedes) showed how strong he is," Farrell said. "Im not saying it was intentional." Cespedes hit his 19th homer of the season. He has reached base at least once in all nine games hes played for the Red Sox since they acquired him from Oakland in a trade. Broxtons approach was the same used by the Reds all night, manager Bryan Price said. "I have no regrets about Broxton," Price said. "He went right after (Cespedes). We jammed him the first two times up. We were trying to come inside on him." Tommy Layne (1-0) got the final out of the seventh inning for the win. Broxton (4-1) was the loser. Kojo Uehara pitched the ninth for his 26th save. Boston starter Joe Kelly opened the interleague game with seven straight balls. When he finally threw a strike to Jay Bruce, Billy Hamilton stole second and went to third on catcher Christian Vazquezs throwing error. Kelly walked Bruce, setting up Todd Fraziers RBI single. Devin Mesoraco, who hit a grand slam and two-run homer while setting a career high with six RBIs in Cincinnatis 7-2 win over Miami on Sunday, followed with a run-scoring hit. Mat Latos retired 11 straight batters before Daniel Nava led off the seventh with a double. Xander Bogaerts snapped a 0-for-15 slump with an RBI single. Latos gave up five hits and one run with one walk and five strikeouts in seven innings. Kelly allowed five hits and two runs with three walks and four strikeouts in six innings as the Red Sox improved to 4-3 on their eight-game road trip. LONG DROUGHT Kellys first career stolen base in the third inning was the first by a Boston pitcher since Bill Landis in 1969. CUBAN CONNECTION Cuban RHP Raisell Iglesias, 24, was in Cincinnati on Tuesday for the first time since signing a seven-year contract on June 27. Fellow Cubans and current Reds Brayan Pena and Aroldis Chapman encouraged Iglesias to sign with Cincinnati, he said. UP NEXT Red Sox: RHP Anthony Ranaudo makes his second major league appearance and first against a National League team when he starts at Cincinnati on Wednesday. Reds: RHP Mike Leake makes his second start of the season against Boston on Wednesday. He left with a 3-2 lead but the Reds lost 4-3 at Fenway Park on May 7. TRAINERS ROOM Red Sox: Farrell is pleased with the progress shown by C David Ross and RF Allen Craig as they increase baseball activities. Both have been on the DL since August 2, Ross with right planter fasciitis and Craig with a left foot sprain. Reds: RHP Homer Baileys sore elbow prompted the Reds to push his next scheduled start from Wednesday against Boston to Saturday at Colorado. Mario Hezonja Jersey . And thats good news for Canada. Kelly, who plays No. 8 at the back of the scrum, is captain of the Canadian womens team. 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So, the debate continues for the Philadelphia Eagles. Foles filled in nicely for an injured Vick for the second straight week, leading the Eagles (3-3) to a 31-20 win over winless Tampa Bay on Sunday. Next up is a showdown with Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys (3-3) at home. Sole possession of first place in the NFC East is at stake. Will Foles start again or will it be Vick? Kelly fielded 11 straight questions about his QBs during his Monday news conference without giving any definite answers. "Until we know what the health is, Im not saying what anybody or anybody is," Kelly said. "All our decisions on who is going to play is based on health." Vick strained his left hamstring late in the second quarter of a win at the New York Giants last week. Foles stepped in and threw for 197 yards and two touchdowns. The second-year pro was even better against the Buccaneers, passing for 296 yards and three TDs and running in for a score. Before he was injured, Vick was playing well, too. Hes thrown for 1,185 yards, five touchdowns and two interceptions, and has 307 yards rushing and two more scores. "All of our decisions are made on whats going to give us the best opportunity to win," Kelly said. "And we have to put healthy guys on the field and make sure we can get a scheme together thats going to help us beat the Cowboys." Issues like this can divide a locker room with teammates choosing sides. Vick and Foles have both said all the right things and been supportive of one another. "I dont see any divisions or one side going one way or another side going another," Kelly said. "Mike wasnt 100 per cent on Sunday, and Nick did an outstanding job. And I said when this whole thing started, we were fortunate that we had two quarterbacks and it showed already this season that youve got to have two really good quarterbacks to win in this league and thatss what I feel we are right now.dddddddddddd" Running back LeSean McCoy made it seem that Kelly told the team Vick is the starter when hes healthy. "Mike is the starter, Coach Kelly made that clear, but if he needs Nick to step in and make some plays then hell do that," McCoy said after the win in Tampa Bay. "Mikes the guy we go with, hes the starting quarterback, no matter what the town says or what the outsiders want. Its Coach Kellys call and thats the call hes made." But Kelly disputed McCoys statement. "I have no idea what hes talking about," he said. "Me and LeSean, we didnt talk about anything like that after the game so I dont know where the reference of after the game, I said that, so I dont know." Vick was limited in practice last week, but he was active against the Buccaneers as the No. 3 quarterback. Hamstring injuries are tricky and running is a major part of Vicks game so perhaps an extra week of rest would help. Kelly has no reason to rush Vick back since Foles has played so well. The Eagles have saved their season, have won consecutive games, and there is a feel-good vibe surrounding the club. So the coach has every reason to play it smart. Foles has completed 67.2 per cent of his passes for 542 yards, six TDs, zero interceptions and has a passer rating of 127.9. "I think Mikes legs are a big, important part of his game and thats part of the decision in terms of what he is and what he can do and his effectiveness," Kelly said. "Just how does he run around and how is he in practice, can he execute the way we need him to execute." 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