CHICAGO – The Red Sox turned in their biggest rout of 2019, smoking the White Sox 15-2 Saturday night in Chicago.
The Sox erupted for a nine-run third inning, stringing together 10-straight hits, one shy of the MLB record.
Rookie Michael Chavis had another big night, homering twice in the victory. Chavis now has six home runs in the major leagues.
Just another day at the office for Michael Scott (Chavis). pic.twitter.com/oMCtVAm3Vv— Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) May 5, 2019
Chavis went 4-for-6 and is now hitting .354 with a 1,237 OPS.
Christian Vazquez also added four hits and Andrew Benintendi had three hits. Rafael Devers and Steve Pearce turned in multi-hit nights.
Every Red Sox starting position player had at least one hit. The Sox tallied 20 hits in total.
Eduardo Rodriguez (3-2) picked up the win, tossing six innings of one-run ball. The lefty allowed six hits, walked two, and struck out six.
White Sox starter Manny Banuelos (2-1) was tagged for nine runs on 10 hits in 2 2/3 innings.
The series wraps up Sunday afternoon. Rick Porcello (2-3, 5.52 ERA) takes the ball against right-hander Dylan Covey (0-1, 6.75 ERA)