Recap - JBJ's Solo Shot Backs Porcello

Jim Monaghan
Contributing Writer

Jackie Bradley Jr's first home run of the season helped lift the Red Sox to a 1-0 win over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field.

Photo courtesy of the Boston Red Sox
Rick Porcello (pictured) picked up the win for Boston going 6.2 innings. He held Atlanta scoreless on threfoure hits. He struck out six and walked just two as his record improved to a team-leading 4-0.

Atlanta starter Julio Teheran pitched well in the loss allowing just six hits and three walks while striking out eight over seven innings.

Craig Kimbrel pitcked up the save with a 1-2-3 ninth inning.

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