Sean O'Sullivan

Porcello At Home At Fenway As Red Sox Top Rays, 4-1

Porcello At Home At Fenway As Red Sox Top Rays, 4-1

BOSTON — Rick Porcello certainly feels at home.

Porcello pitched seven strong innings to remain unbeaten at Fenway Park this season, Xander Bogaerts homered and the Boston Red Sox sent the Tampa Bay Rays to their fifth straight loss, 4-1, on Saturday.

"Absolutely, coming here and pitching here now, I feel a lot more comfortable," the righthander said after raising his record to 8-0 in nine Fenway starts.

On a day the Red Sox learned they lost closer Craig Kimbrel with a left knee injury for likely three to six weeks, they won for the fifth time in six games.

After being acquired from Detroit in a trade during the offseason before 2015, the...

40°