SAN DIEGO – J.D. Martinez powered the Red Sox to victory Friday night, driving in seven men as Boston cruised to an 11-0 victory over the San Diego Padres.
Martinez opened the scoring in the first, hitting a three-run homer. He followed that up with a three-run shot in the sixth.
Flaco's serving up BOGO deals on 3-run homers in San Diego. pic.twitter.com/cF4TPUM2SX— Red Sox (@RedSox) August 24, 2019
Martinez added a sacrifice fly to complete his seven-RBI night.
Xander Bogaerts drove in two as part of a 2-for-3 night. Rafael Devers went 3-for-5 with a double and a RBI. Devers now has 48 doubles this season.
Eduardo Rodriguez cruised, tossing seven scoreless innings to improve to 15-5 on the season.
The Red Sox will turn to Nathan Eovaldi (1-0, 6.69 ERA on Saturday. The Padres will counter with right-hander Dinelson Lamet (2-2. 3.95 ERA)