Keon Broxton and Eric Thames, the top two in the batting order, hit two hits per header and set the pace in a four-run bout during the fifth inning of the game that the Milwaukee Brewers won on Wednesday at 7-4 Boston Reds.
The Brewers won the second consecutive interleague game, which resulted in a new batting duel. In total, 24 hits were logged, of which 13 came from Milwaukee.
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Wrong shots of Puerto Rican captain Christian Vazquez led to two Brewers races, one in the fifth and one in the sixth.
Broxton started the clusters in those two innings, with hits. A double of Thames ground pushed Broxton in the fifth inning to break the tie 2-2.
Thames stole the middle in the sixth episode. The play ended when Broxton scored from the third in an error of Vázquez, to extend the difference to five annotations.
Jackie Bradley Jr homered for Boston. Vazquez was one of four Red Sox who hit two hits.
The win was for reliever Rob Scahill (1-1). The loss was to the starter Kyle Kendrick (0-2).
For the Red Sox, Hanley Ramirez 2-0. The Puerto Rican Vazquez 3-2 with an annotated.
For the Brewers, the Dominicans Jonathan Villar of 1-0, Domingo Santana of 4-2 with an annotated and two produced. Hernan Perez of 4-2 with two pushed, Orlando Arcia 4-0, Jesus Aguilar 1-0.