FINAL SCORE: Red Sox 6, Twins 2
IN BRIEF: Mookie Betts went 4-for-5 - including two first-pitch homers - with five RBI and Eduardo Rodriguez (17-5) pitched seven scoreless innings to lead the Red Sox to a 6-2 win over the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park as Boston tries to stay in the wild-card race. BOX SCORE
RED SOX RECORD: 75-64
Betts homers to left off Berrios on a 0-and-0 pitch (1-0, BOS).
Please consider this our "Play Ball" tweet. pic.twitter.com/WdCYoGf6fp— Red Sox (@RedSox) September 5, 2019
Vázquez singles to right, moves to second when Bradley Jr. walks, Betts homers to left off Berrios on a 0-0 pitch (4-0, BOS).
Two pitches, two swings, two homers. pic.twitter.com/WrHvhbCPFS— Red Sox (@RedSox) September 5, 2019
Holt singles to center, moves to second when Moreland walks, Vázquez doubled to left, scoring Holt (5-0, BOS).
Betts singles to left, scoring Moreland (6-0, BOS).
(Brasier replaces E. Rodriguez on the mound) Cruz singles to left, Rosario homers to center on a 1-1 pitch (6-2, BOS).
— Minnesota Twins (@Twins) September 5, 2019
OUTSTANDING PLAY BY BROCK HOLT AT 2B
Smooth like butter. pic.twitter.com/PS4pDECKLB— Red Sox (@RedSox) September 5, 2019
Vs. Twins, Thursday, 7:10 p.m., NESN
Vs. Yankees, Friday, 7:10, NESN
Vs. Yankees, Saturday, 4:05 p.m., NESN, FS1
Vs. Yankees, Sunday, 8:08 p.m., ESPN
Vs. Yankees, Monday, 7:10 p.m., NESN
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