The Boston Red Sox and Chicago White Sox were tied 2-2 after 7 innings in Chicago on Sunday, May 5th. But the Red Sox exploded for 7 runs, led by Xander Bogaerts grand slam and the Red Sox won 9-2.

The grand slam was Bogaerts 6th homer of the year.

Michael Chavis was held hitless, but he walked twice and scored once.

Mitch Moreland was 2-3 and Rafael Devers had a double.

Rick Porcello pitched well, throwing 6.0 innings allowing 5 hits, 2 of those homers. He struck out 7 but ended up with a no-decision. Brian Workman picked up the win and is now 2-1.

The Red Sox have now won 6 of their last 7 games and 8 of their last 11 games. They are now 17-18 and in 3rd place, 5.0 games behind the 1st place Tampa Bay Rays. The Red Sox travel to Baltimore to take on the Orioles on Monday, May 6th in the start of a 3 game series. The pregame starts at 6:05 and 1st pitch at 7:05 on AM 1370 WDEA in Ellsworth and Bar Harbor area and The Rock 101.9 FM, WOZI in Presque Isle.

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