For the 3rd night in a row, Mitch Moreland hit a home run on his first at bat and Chris Sale pitched another gem. The Boston Red Sox ended up beating the Minnesota Twins 4-1 in the 1st game of the 4 game series on Monday, June 26th.

Sale went 6.1 innings allowing 4 hits, 1 run, while striking out 9 and walking 2 hits.  He is now 10-3 on the season.

Craig Kimbrel picked up his AL leading 21st save of the season.

Mookie Betts and Dustin Pedroia were each 2-4

Tzu-wei Lin who started at 3rd base picked up his first major league hit in his first major league at bat.

Here's manager John Farrell on the win

The Red Sox are tied for first place with the New York Yankees. The Red Sox take on the Twins Tuesday night, with the pregame starting at 6:25 PM and 1st pitch at 7:10 on AM 1370 WDEA.