Recap - Sale, Moreland Lead Red Sox Past Twins

Jim Monaghan
Content Coordinator

Mitch Moreland drove in a pair of runs and Chris Sale threw 6.1 dominant innings as the Red Sox opened their series against the Minnesota Twins with a 4-1 win at Fenway Park.

Moreland hit a home run in his third straight game and leads the team with 41 runs batted in.

Photo courtesy of the Boston Globe
Sale (pictured) allowed just one run on four hits and a pair of walks while striking out nine. He improved his record to 10-3.

The bullpen served up 2.2 scoreless innings including a three-strikeout eighth inning by Matt Barnes. Craig Kimbrel recorded save number 21 with a clean ninth inning.

Mookie Betts and Dustin Pedroia each had two hits in the victory.

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