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FINAL SCORE: Rangers 9, Red Sox 5

IN BRIEF: Red Sox pitchers walked eight, including five in three innings by rookie Darwinzon Hernandez in his first major league start, and Hunter Pence hit a two-run, inside-the-park home run to lead the Texas Rangers to a 9-5 victory at Fenway Park that dropped Boston back to .500 (34-34). BOX SCORE



2nd inning:
Pence walks, Cabrera walks, Odor hits a ground-rule double to right, scoring Pence (1-0, TEX)

Bogaerts homers to left off Jurado on a 2-1 pitch (tied, 1-1)

Santana walks, Andrus walks, Pence walks, Cabrera singles to center, scoring Santana and Andrus (3-1, TEX).

3rd inning:
Benintendi walks, Martinez walks, Devers triples to center, scoring Benintendi and Martinez (tied, 3-3).

4th inning:
Guzman reaches on third baseman Devers' error on a popup, Federowicz singles to center (Brewer replaces Hernandez on the mound), Choo walks, Santana hits a sacrifice fly to left, scoring Guzman (4-3, TEX).


5th inning:
(Poyner replaces Brewer on the mound) Pence walks, Odor walks, Guzmán doubles to center, scoring Pence and Odor (6-3, TEX).

Benintendi is ejected by first base umpire Vic Carapazza, Red Sox manager Alex Cora is ejected by home plate umpire Angel Hernandez

6th inning:
Andrus doubles to center, Mazara singles to center (7-3, TEX).

Pence hits a two-run, inside-the-park-home run to right off Poyner on a 0-0 pitch (9-3, TEX).

Rangers manager Chris Woodward is ejected by Angel Hernandez

7th inning:
(LeClerc replaces Jurado on the mound) Chavis doubles to left, Martinez doubles to center, scoring Chavis (9-4, TEX)

9th inning:
Mookie Betts homers to left off Martin on a 0-0 pitch (9-5, TEX)


Vs. Rangers, Wednesday, 4:05 p.m., NESN
Vs. Rangers, Thursday, 4:05 p.m., NESN
@Orioles, Friday, 7:05 p.m., NESN

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