Max Kepler’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning stopped a five-game losing streak for Minnesota and broke a nine-game winning streak for Boston. The Red Sox, who tied it in the eighth on Alex Verdugo’s three-run double, were on their longest winning streak since a 10-game run in 2018. Luis Arraez opened the Minnesota ninth with his fourth hit, a single off Adam Ottavino (1-1), and Jorge Polanco was hit by a pitch.
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That leads to this question: How many people know what number Larry Doby wore? Or how about the broader question: How many people know anything about Doby’s story? Larry Doby broke the color barrier in the American League playing for Cleveland Indians back at a time when the Indians needed a boost to catch the Yankees in the standings.