Benintendi hits two homers as Red Sox earn split in Baltimore

Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox- 6/1/17 MLB Pick Odds and Prediction

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In his third season with the Red Sox, Rodriguez has gone 4-2 with a 3.54 ERA in 11 appearances, including 10 starts.

Chris Sale won his sixth straight decision, Andrew Benintendi homered twice and the Boston Red Sox split a four-game series against the Baltimore Orioles with a 7-3 victory Sunday. Jackie Bradley Jr. launched a three-run homer in the ninth inning on Thursday for his third shot in six games, a span during which he has collected 10 RBIs. And by the time it was all said and done, he also had his first three RBI game of his season thanks to a run-scoring double in the eighth. It was his second start since replacing Ubaldo Jimenez in the Baltimore rotation; in his first try, Asher (2-3) yielded six runs over two innings in loss to Houston on Sunday.

Chris Tillman (1-3) kept the Orioles even until the sixth.

Veteran broadcaster Fred Manfra called his final game, bringing an end to a 25-year run with the Orioles.

The New York Yankees thrashed the Toronto Blue Jays 12-2, the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame the Miami Marlins 3-2 and the Minnesota Twins rallied past the Los Angeles Angels 4-2.

The game looked like it would be a slugfest after the teams combined for five runs and six hits in the first frame.

The Orioles used the long ball to build a 7-1 lead in the sixth inning - then held on.

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Right fielder Mookie Betts helped the Red Sox preserve a tie at three in the fourth inning with a sliding catch to rob Orioles left fielder Trey Mancini of a single.

"Honestly, I don't think I threw a single pitch at 99 percent". After striking out Sandy Leon, the Red Sox took a 5-3 lead when a pickoff throw by Orioles catcher Francisco Pena sailed past third baseman Manny Machado into left field and scored two runs.

The review showed that Betts made the catch, so instead of having Mancini on first with no outs when he stepped the plate as the next batter, Schoop didn't advance any runners when he doubled to right.

A starting pitching battle between Chris Tillman and Chris Sale might have sounded like a pitcher's duel last season, but this year it sounds more like "reverse lock" for the Orioles, if you believe in that.

Porcello allowed just one more run over the next five innings before departing.

In 2016 the Boston Red Sox ranked top ten in the Major League Baseball with 208 home runs during the regular season. Manager John Farrell said the hope is Pedroia can take batting practice Tuesday in NY.

Red Sox: After a day off, Boston sends Drew Pomeranz (5-3, 4.24 ERA) to the mound in the opener of a three-game series at Yankees Stadium on Tuesday. He was placed there May 30 with a left wrist sprain.

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