Before the game, Adriana Gonzalez and Dustin Pedroia dodged questions regarding a report that said they met with team owners last month to complain about manager Bobby Valentine.
The 32-year-old Shoppach is hitting .250 with five homers, 12 doubles and 17 RBIs in 48 games this year.
"There are more teams that have a shot, so it's given teams a lot of hope," said Lou DePaoli, chief marketing officer for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Red Sox DH continues to deal with varying degrees of soreness in his right heel.
The all-pro guard says his torn ACL was a surprise, but now he's eager to return to the field.
Milford, Conn., beats the Portland-based team and advances to the American Legion World Series.
Boston is two games under .500 with a list of injured players growing by the week.
A campout to benefit the Jimmy Fund will be held in September at a Scarborough camping resort.
Brad Burns drives in two runs and scores twice as the Michigan team hands Hampden its first loss of the Senior League Baseball World Series.