Rick Porcello started for Boston and went 5.2 innings, easily his best start of the year so far. He allowed two runs on six hits and a walk while striking out five. Manager Alex Cora said after the game that Porcello's command of his fastball was the biggest difference from his previous outings.
Rookie Michael Chavis doubled in his first MLB at bat in the top of the ninth which moved Jackie Bradley Jr. over to third base where Benintendi would drive him in with a sacrifice fly to right.
David Price goes for the Red Sox in the finale Sunday night where Boston will be looking for its first sweep of the year.
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