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Three home runs and another hit for a Red Sox pitcher helped lead Boston to an 11-4 win over the Nationals in Washington on Tuesday night.

Photo courtesy of USA Today
Eduardo Nunez, Xander Bogaerts (pictured) and J.D. Martinez all went deep and Brian Johnson picked up his first career hit at Nationals Park as Boston won for the seventh time in its last ten games. Martinez leads the major leagues with 26 home runs.

Nunez gave Boston a 3-0 lead in the top of the second inning with his sixth home run of the season.

The Red Sox blew the game open with six runs in the top of the sixth inning on RBI hits by Martinez and Steve Pearce, and a three-run blast by Bogaerts.

Johnson went 4.2 innings in the no-decision, allowing two runs on eight hits and a pair of walks. He also picked up his first career hit. Brandon Workman was the winner in relief.

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Jim Monaghan 7/03/2018 09:48:00 PM Edit
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