Bogaerts homers twice, Red Sox beat Indians 5-1
CLEVELAND – The Red Sox picked up a series win over the red-hot Cleveland Indians, capping off the three-game set with a 5-1 win Wednesday afternoon.
Xander Bogaerts homered twice, including a three-run home run in the seventh to put the game away.
Rafael Devers went back-to-back with Bogaerts in the third inning, both hitting solo shots to get Boston on the board.
Devers went 2-for-4 Wednesday, following up his 6-for-6 performance in Tuesday night’s extra innings win.
The Red Sox pitching staff turned in a team effort, with seven pitchers combining to hold the Indians to one run on four hits. Nathan Eovaldi was credited with the win, tossing two scoreless innings of work.
Brian Johnson made the start for Boston, going 2 2/3 innings.
The Red Sox return home on Friday when they will start up a series with the Baltimore Orioles.