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Porcello allows 1 hit through 7; Red Sox beat Twins 9-2

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Rick Porcello allowed one hit in seven innings, Mookie Betts and Andrew Benintendi homered, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 9-2 Thursday to avoid a series sweep.

Xander Bogaerts had two RBIs for the Red Sox, who had a season-high 16 hits, and finished 6-4 on a road trip through Baltimore, Seattle and Minnesota.

After a first-inning single by Logan Morrison, ending a 0-for-30 stretch against Boston, Porcello (9-3) retired 19 of 20 Twins hitters, including the last 16. Throwing 97 pitches, he struck out five and walked one.

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Leaders
AVG: E. Rosario.320
HR: E. Rosario16
RBI: E. Escobar48
SB: E. Rosario6
W: J. Berríos7
ERA: K. Gibson3.27
Saves: F. Rodney16
K: J. Berríos97
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 4033.548-
Detroit 3639.4805
Minnesota 3338.4656
Chi White Sox 2449.32916
Kansas City 2252.29718.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .239 (20)
Runs: 300 (23)
Hits: 570 (26)
Home Runs: 73 (25)
Stolen Bases: 25 (25)
OBP: .312 (21)
SLG: .405 (16)
Total Bases: 966 (20)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.04 (17)
Runs Allowed: 301 (11)
Saves: 16 (26)
Strikeouts: 623 (16)
OpBA: .246 (16)
OBP: .320 (18)
SLG: .410 (18)
Run Support: 4.25 (19)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/19 B. Buxton Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
6/18 T. Featherston Released
6/15 J. Mauer Removed From 10-Day DL (Cervical strain)
6/15 T. Motter Called Up from Minors
6/14 J. Cave Sent to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
6/3 M. Garver Left quadricep bruise (day-to-day)
5/30 B. Buxton Fractured great left toe (on 10-day DL)
5/19 J. Mauer off 10-day DL
5/11 W. Javier Left shoulder surgery - out for season (day-to-day)
5/5 J. Castro Right knee surgery - out for season (on 60-day DL)
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