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Red Sox off to Best Start in Franchise History

15 April 2018

Boston clinched its best-ever start thanks to another dominant performance on Saturday, overwhelming the Orioles from the first inning on.

Watch for Manny Machado in this one as he did more damage against the Red Sox than any other opponent a year ago, belting six homers with 13 RBI's in 75 at bats. Playing time has been hard to come by for Swihart, but Cora was happy to get him into the game.

"How on Earth will the Boston Red Sox match the New York Yankees' one-two punch of Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton?" Martinez did big damage in limited action against the Orioles last season, belting three homers with eight RBI's in seven at bats, and he went 2 for 4 with an RBI in Friday's win.

Ramirez, who returned to the lineup after missing a game with a bruised wrist, cranked a two-run homer off O's starer Alex Cobb in the first inning. "We're proud of what they're doing". At this rate, the Red Sox may pick that one up on their own, because Good Hanley is worth every penny. "This is the best team in the world hitting right now, and you're never going to get ready for that". Hector Velazquez got the win, improving to 2-0 after giving up just two runs on six hits while striking out five over five innings of work, while Marcus Walden recorded his first save of the year with three innings of relief from the 7th to the 9th to close out the win. Numbers like that don't lie, and I think you have to take the Red Sox on the run line to maximize the value of the bet. Betts got hurt in a home plate collision and had to leave the game in the fourth inning. Dylan Bundy will start the finale and is 0-1 with a 1.35 ERA and 25 strikeouts this season.

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Behind Benintendi, Ramirez stepped up and jacked a hanging slider over the Green Monster for a no-doubter. But Dombrowski signed only Mitch Moreland until spring training, then added J.D. Martinez in February.

"He gave it a go and then he took batting practice outside and it was impressive", said manager Alex Cora.

"You know when you visit someone and they're like confident and they tell you things you want to hear?" "I still remember, I saw him in that clinic in Miami and he was doing his rehab and the first thing he said was, 'You don't have to worry about me".

Boston has won 20 of its last 26 against AL East opponents thanks to the two wins this weekend. But he's going to be a real contributor for us. When he's locked in and healthy, he's very risky.

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Right fielder Mookie Betts exited Saturday's matinee at the end of the third inning against the Baltimore Orioles after injuring his foot during an awkward slide at home plate. That was followed by an RBI double to left field by Ramirez, which put the Red Sox up 7-0.

"We got some guys that can drive the ball all over the place", Cora said after the game.

Brock Holt and Tzu-Wei Lin each added two hits from the bottom two spots in the order. Sale can count on his lineup to find ways to score most nights and if they can't hit against Bundy, they will get to the bullpen late in the game.

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Red Sox off to Best Start in Franchise History