Drew Pomeranz dealt six innings with authority and tied the best record of his life, prescribing 11 strikeouts, in the Boston Red Sox bout Thursday 6-2 to the Texas Rangers.
Xander Bogaerts and Deven Marrero fired their first homers of the season, and Boston grounded their fourth consecutive win.
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Pomeranz (4-3) worked at least six innings for the third time this season. He defeated Texas for the first time in nine starts for life.
Elvis Andrus homered and Nomar Mazara hit two hits and one produced by Texas, which has lost four of five innings and dropped 15 of its last 21 visits.
Andrew Benintendi and Mitch Moreland hit single producers in the first act. Boston attacked Nick Martinez early (1-3).
For the Rangers, Venezuelans Andrus 4-1 with a scored and a produced, Rougned Odor 4-1. The Mazara 3-2 with a tow.
For the Red Sox, Hanley Ramirez 3-0. The Puerto Rican Christian Vazquez 4-2 with an annotated.