Xander Bogaerts had three hits and three RBI. Mitch Moreland haunted his old team with two hits and two RBI. The Red Sox score a nice 11-6 win over Texas Tuesday night.

Dustin Pedroia added two hits and two RBI as the Sox pounded any pitcher the Rangers put out there.

Meanwhile, Rick Porcello pitched 6.2 innings, giving up five runs and 11 hits. He got his third win.

The 23-21 Sox picked up a game in the standings on both NY and Baltimore who lost. The Sox are 3.5 games out of first place in the AL East.

Chris Sale starts tonight.