Robbie Grossman

Porcello Snaps Skid, Red Sox Rout Twins

Porcello Snaps Skid, Red Sox Rout Twins

Rick Porcello found himself in an unfamiliar situation Saturday: pitching with a lead.

At last, the Red Sox scored a run — 10 of them, in fact — with Porcello on the mound, and the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner got to cruise all afternoon as Boston beat the Minnesota Twins, 11-1.

"Finally, we scored for him," manager John Farrell said. "I think the first time in almost a month since he's been on the mound, which, that's pretty remarkable in its own right."

After equaling his 2016 loss total in less than a month, Porcello pitched seven sharp innings and won for the first time since Opening Day. Chris Young homered twice, Dustin Pedroia had a...

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