Smile…Sox Bats Return [VIDEO]
Rick Porcello pitched one-hit ball for seven innings while Mookie Betts and Andrew Benintendi cracked home runs as the Boston Red Sox got out of Minnesota with a 9-2 win over the Twins Thursday afternoon.
The victory is #50 for the Sox, tying Houston and the Yankees at 50 wins.
Porcello had a dominant performance. Seven innings, one hit, one walk, five strikeouts and threw just 97 pitches.
And on offense, the Sox finally got back to some power and hits with runners in scoring position.
Betts hit his 18th homer. Benintendi hit his 13th. the Sox totaled 16 hits.
The team finished the roadtrip at 6-3. It's back to Fenway Friday night vs the Seattle Mariners.