The Boston Red Sox fell to the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Saturday in Minnesota.

With 3/5 of the starting rotation still on the injured list, the Red Sox turned to the bullpen, with 5 pitchers pitching on Saturday. Combined they allowed 8 hits and 3 runs, 2 of which were earned. They struck out 8 and only walked 1.

Good news for Boston in that Nick Pivetta made a rehab start on May 2nd, and is expected to be activated for the Atlanta series May 7-8.  Brayan Bello is expected to return around May 13th with Garrett Whitlock returning towards the end of May.

Wilyer Abreu batting cleanup was 2-4 with a run batted in.

Tyler O'Neill had a double and was 1-4.

Dominic Smith was the designated hitter and was 2-4

Boston and Minnesota will conclude their 3-game series Sunday afternoon. The pregame begins at 1:10 with the 1st pitch at 2:10 p.m. on AM 1370 WDEA.

Boston is off on Monday, before playing a 2-game series Tuesday and Wednesday at Atlanta against the Braves.

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