Red Sox owner John Henry had a succinct take on the blown call at home plate that might have cost his team a victory and dropped them into second place. He tweeted the following after the game:
A 2-game impact
— John W. Henry (@John_W_Henry) July 30, 2013
With the loss, the Red Sox dropped a half game behind the Rays in the AL East. A victory would have put them 1½ games in front of the Rays.