Recap - Red Sox Drop O's To Improve To 12-2

Jim Monaghan
Content Coordinator

Less than 48 hours after he leaving Thursday's game after being hit by a pitch, Hanley Ramirez doubled and homered driving in three runs in a 10-3 Red Sox win over the Orioles at Fenway Park.

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Ramirez followed an Andrew Benintendi RBI single in the bottom of the first with his third long ball of the season to give Boston an early 3-0 lead. His double in the fourth would extend the lead to 7-0.

J.D. Martinez (pictured) had three hits in the win including his third home run of the year. Blake Swihart, Benintendi, Brock Holt and Tzu-Wei Lin each had two hits.

Hector Velazquez improved to 2-0 for the year going five innings and allowing just a pair of runs. He scattered six hits and walked one while striking out five.

With the win, Boston improved to 12-2, the best start in team history.

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