The Boston Red Sox won their 2nd straight game Thursday night, April 27th, beating the Detroit Tigers 7-3 to earn a 2-2 series split. They have now won 5 out of their last 7 games.

Michalel Chavis was 1-4 with a 2 run homer, his 2nd career homer. In his last 3 games, the 1st 3 games of his major league career.  he has 2 homers, 4 RBI's and scored 4 times.

Rick Porcello picked up his 1st win of the season, throwing 6 innings allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. He struck out 5 and walked 2.  Heath Hembree, Colten Brewer and Ryan Brasier held the Tigers to just 1 hit in the final 3 innings.

Andrew Benintendi was 2-3 with 2 doubles and a RBI. Rafael Devers was 2-4 with a double and 2 RBIs. Mookie Betts was 2-4 with 2 doubles. Sandy Leon had a double, his first hit of 2019.

The Red Sox are now 11-15, 5.5 games behind the 1st place Tampa Bay Rays. The Red Sox and Rays open a 3 game series Friday night at Fenway with the pregame starting at 6:10 and 1st pitch at 7:10 on AM 1370 WDEA.

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