The Boston Red Sox snapped a 3-game losing streak on Saturday, beating the Washington National 4-2 at Fenway Park. Wearing yellow, they improved to 31-8 all-time when wearing the Nike City Connect uniforms, and are 4-1 this year.

Cooper Criswell started for the Red Sox and went 5.0 innings allowing 3 hits and 2 runs, walking 1 and set a new career-high with 9 strikeouts. Although he didn't get the win, Boston is 5-0 in games he's started.

Brennan Bernadino came on and pitched 1.1 innings, allowing just a hit. He hasn't allowed an earned run in his last 12 games, pitching 12.2 innings.

Justin Slaten retired the final 2 batters in the 7th inning. Chris Martin pitched the 8th inning and picked up the win to improve to 2-1. Kenley Jansen struck out 2 in the 9th and earned his 6th save of the season. The save was his 426th career save.

Rafael Devers was 2-4 with a go-ahead 2-run double in the 8th inning.

Wilyer Abreu was 1-3 with his 3rd homer of the season in the 3rd inning.

Jarren Duran was 1-3 with a RBI double in the 5th inning. He now has a 5-game hitting streak.

Boston improves to 20-19.

The Red Sox and Nationals will play the final game of the 3-game series Sunday afternoon, with the 1st pitch at 1:35 p.m. The pregame starts at 12:35 p.m. on AM 1370 WDEA.

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