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Ryan MacLeod
Contributing Writer
The Red Sox continued their recent hot streak this weekend by beating the Twins on Saturday and Sunday. Power lead the Sox on Saturday and then on Sunday they overcame a rain delay to win again. Here are the 3 stars of the games.
Saturday
Star 3: Ryan Lavarnway
Lavarnway went 1-4 on the day with 2 RBI's. He hit a sacrifice fly in the 9th inning to extend the teams lead.
Star 2: Daniel Nava
Nava went 2-4 with 1 run scored and 3 RBI's. He hit his 6th home run of the year in the 7th inning.
Star 1: David Ortiz
Ortiz had his best game of the season going 3-4 with 3 runs scored and 6 RBI's. Ortiz's 6 RBI's brought him up to 29 on the season and his 2 home runs brought his total up to 7 on the season.
Sunday
Star 3: Will Middlebrooks
Middlebrooks is still trying to work out of his slump that he has been in for the majority of the season. He went 1-5 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI. Hit hit a home run in the second inning, his 8th of the season.
Star 2: John Lackey
Wow, what a start from Lackey. He pitched 6 amazing innings before the rain delay. He gave up 1 hit, and 1 run while the run was not earned. Lackey improved to 2-4 on the year and is not quite the starter that the Red Sox hoped for but is what fans have come to expect.
Star 1: Dustin Pedroia
Pedroia had a great game for the Sox today. He went 2-5 with 3 RBI's and 2 runs cored. He hit a 2 run home run to extend the teams lead in the ninth inning and also grounded into a fielders choice in the 3rd inning.

This was a good weekend for the Red Sox while playing the Twins. Do you think this is what the team needed to get a kickstart in their race for the division title as we look to enter the summer months? Leave me an answer in the comments below or on twitter @ryanthahawaiian.

Ryan MacLeod 5/19/2013 09:47:00 PM Edit
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