Rick Porcello pitched seven solid innings and received unusual support to win his first start since the start of the season, and Chris Young hit a pair of home runs to lead the Boston Red Sox on Saturday to a 11-1 win over the Twins. Minnesota.
After equaling last season’s total loss in less than a month, the current Cy Young Award winner for the American League finally threw a lead on the board when Boston took advantage of a costly Minnesota error and scored eight runs with two Outs in the second inning. Porcello (2-4) calmly launched the rest of the game, only allowing a homer off Robbie Grossman in the third episode.
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Nick Tepesch (0-1) took the loss by receiving seven runs – six of them dirty – in his first major league performance since June last year, and his second start since the 2014 season.
Dominican left-hander Fernando Abad took charge of the ninth inning for Boston.
For the Red Sox, Hanley Ramirez of 5-1 scored and scored. The Venezuelan Sandy Leon of 5-3 with two annotated and one towed.
For the Twins, the Dominicans Miguel Sanó and Jorge Polanco, both of 3-1. The Venezuelans Eduardo Escobar of 4-0, and Ehire Adrianza of 1-0. Puerto Rican Eddie Rosario 3-0, and Kennys Vargas 4-1.