The Boston Red Sox started their 6 game homestand on Tuesday, May 23rd,  on the right foot, as they beat the Texas Rangers 11-6. The Red Sox have won 32 of theri last 33 games when they have scored 6 or more runs!

Rick Porcello picked up the win for the Red Sox, throwing 6.2 innings, allowing 11 hits, and striking out 4. He didn't walk a batter.

Dustin Pedroia was 2-4 with a double, driving in 2 runs. This was his 500th career multi-hit game, which is 8th most in Boston Red Sox history.

Mitch Moreland, playing against his former team, was 2-4, with 2 singles and drove in 2 runs. He now has a 5 game hitting streak.

Andrew Benintendi was 2-3 with 2 walks. He stole his 6th base of the season.

The Boston Red Sox take on Texas on Wednesday night in the 2nd game of the 3 game series. Chris Sale is scheduled to pitch for Boston The pregame starts at 6:25 PM with the 1st pitch at 7:10 PM on AM 1370 WDEA.

 

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