Recap - Rick Porcello Shines In Red Sox Win Over Tampa
Jim Monaghan Contributing Writer
Seven strong innings from Rick Porcello were aided by a two-run Xander Bogaerts home run as the Red Sox beat the Rays 4-1 Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park.
Photo courtesy of the Associated Press
Porcello (pictured) improved his record to 11-2 allowing just a first-inning run on a Brad Miller home run. He followed with six shutout innings, scattering six hits and striking out five without walking a batter.
The Red Sox are now 13-5 in games started by Porcello this year.
Trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the fourth, Bogaerts cleared everything in left field with his tenth home run of the year, driving in Dustin Pedroia.
Pedey added some insurance with a two-RBI single in the bottom of the fifth.
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