Porcello pitches Red Sox past Twins 2-0 with 7 scoreless

Daily Hampshire Gazette
Porcello pitches Red Sox past Twins 2-0 with 7 scoreless
Porcello pitches Red Sox past Twins 2-0 with 7 scoreless

MINNEAPOLIS — Rick Porcello pitched seven shutout innings for Boston to outduel Minnesota ace Jose Berrios, and the Red Sox stretched their winning streak to a season-high six straight games with a 2-0 victory over the Twins on Monday night. Porcello (5-6) allowed only four hits and one walk with eight strikeouts, just his third start out of 15 this season with seven or more innings completed. He threw eight scoreless innings to beat Oakland on April 30. Berrios (8-3) struck out 10 batters in a season-most eight innings, with five hits and no walks allowed. An RBI single by J.D. Martinez in the first was the only run he allowed. Xander Bogaerts gave the Red Sox insurance with an RBI double in

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