Red Sox Sweep Doubleheader From Twins, Extend Win Streak To Nine
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Alex Verdugo had three hits, including a two-run single in a six-run fifth inning, and the Boston Red Sox extended their winning streak to nine games, beating the Minnesota Twins 7-1 to sweep a doubleheader. Eduardo Rodriguez pitched five innings and gave up one run on five hits for Boston. The Red Sox have come from behind in six of their nine wins this season after opening the year with three straight losses. José Berríos surrendered four runs in 4 1/3 innings for Minnesota to take the loss. The Twins have lost five straight.