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Bogaerts, Bradley Jr. Power Boston Over Seattle 6-2

Bogaerts, Bradley Jr. Power Boston Over Seattle 6-2

BOSTON (AP) —  Rick Porcello wriggled out of a couple early jams, and Boston's deep lineup took over from there.

Porcello pitched six solid innings, Xander Bogaerts and Jackie Bradley Jr. homered and the Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Saturday.

Porcello allowed singles to each of his first three batters, but limited the Mariners to just one run in the first on Nelson Cruz's double-play grounder. He retired three straight with runners on second and third in the fourth.

"The first inning and the third inning — back up against the wall and tested," Porcello said. "The double play ball to Cruz; I needed it and wanted it...

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