Recap - Red Sox win on a walk off...literally

Jim Monaghan
Content Coordinator

Mookie Betts drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth inning to drive in Marco Hernandez with the winning run as the Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 at Fenway Park Wednesday afternoon.

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Rick Porcello gave up a two-out, two-RBI double to Hunter Pence in the top of the first inning and settled down after that, retiring fifteen in a row.

He went 6.2 innings scattering five hits and striking out six while not issuing a walk.

Rafael Devers delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the first to cut the Texas lead in half and Boston tied the game in the third on a run-scoring triple by Andrew Benintendi (pictured) who had three hits.

The Red Sox took a 3-2 lead in the fifth when Benintendi drove in Michael Chavis with a double.

No Red Sox game would be complete these days without a blown save, something Brandon Workman accomplished in the eighth when he allowed an unearned run on a sacrifice fly.

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