Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Travis Shaw Home Run Paces Red Sox Past Pirates, 6-2

Travis Shaw Goes 'Yard' Today
Red-hot Travis Shaw homered and knocked in three runs, while Blake Swihart went 3-4 with two doubles and two RBIs, in a 6-2 Red Sox win over the Pirates in Bradenton, Florida. Rusney Castillo was 2-4 with a run scored and Yoan Moncada was 0-2 with a walk and a run scored. Pablo Sandoval also doubled in a run for the victorious Carmine HoseJoe Kelly went 2 1/3 innings—giving up just one earned run and striking out three. Next up: the Red Sox square off against—whoa, a shocker!—the Minnesota Twins on Thursday at jetBlue.