The way Chris Sale and the Boston relievers were pitching, the Red Sox didn't need to score a lot. Sale went 6 1/3 overpowering innings with nine strikeouts, Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer for the third straight game and the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Monday in a matchup of two of the AL's top teams. "When you've got him on the mound, all you need is a couple and he's going to do the rest," Moreland said.
The Washington Nationals broke a team record in an MLB win, while Adrian Beltre blasted a home run on Tuesday. The Nationals accumulated seven steals during a 6-1 win against the Chicago Cubs. Trea Turner tied an individual record he had previously
The Boston Red Sox take on the Minnesota Twins Tuesday night during the annual Mentoring Night at Fenway, where 1,000 mentors, mentees and supporters from youth mentoring programs across the state are in attendance thanks to the on-going support of the Red Sox. On Tuesday morning, NESN’s Tom Caron was honored at the 13th Annual Champions of Mentoring event held at Fenway for his incredible commitment to mentoring and kids in the community. For more on Mentoring night and the Annual Champions of Mentoring event, check out the video above from “Red Sox First Pitch,” presented by Men’s Wearhouse.