Recap - Defensive Letdowns Cost Red Sox A Sweep

Jim Monaghan
Contributing Writer

Two errors by Xander Bogaerts led to three unearned runs as the Twins beat the Red Sox 7-4 in 10 innings at Target Field on Sunday.

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Matt Barnes took the loss in relief, serving up a three-run homer to Minnesota rookie Max Kepler in the bottom of the tenth, the first home run of his career.

Rick Porcello (pictured) started for the Red Sox going seven innings in his fourth consecutive no-decision outing. He allowed just one earned run on five hits and two walks while striking out five.

Chris Young had two hits for Boston including his sixth home run of the year. It came in the top of the fifth off Twins starter Pat Dean.

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