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Porcello now 5-0, Red Sox blank Yankees

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BOSTON (AP) Jackie Bradley Jr. and Mookie Betts had three RBIs apiece, David Ortiz homered again and the Boston Red Sox blanked the struggling New York Yankees 8-0 on Saturday night.

The Red Sox will look to sweep the three-game series Sunday night when David Price pitches for Boston in his first regular-season taste of the longtime rivalry.

Rick Porcello (5-0) had six strikeouts and gave up five hits in seven innings to tie for the major league lead in wins.


AL Batting Average
Rank Name BA
1 N. Castellanos, Det.355
2 I. Kinsler, Det.344
3t E. Hosmer, KC.341
3t M. Trumbo, Bal.341
5 M. Machado, Bal.341
6 E. Andrus, Tex.333
7 M. Saunders, Tor.324
8 D. Pedroia, Bos.323
9 V. Martínez, Det.319
10 L. Forsythe, TB.316
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NL Batting Average
Rank Name BA
1 A. Diaz, StL.420
2 M. Prado, Mia.397
3 D. Murphy, Was.364
4 C. Yelich, Mia.351
5 D. Fowler, ChC.347
6 M. Conforto, NYM.343
7 R. Braun, Mil.338
8 J. Segura, Ari.336
9t S. Marte, Pit.333
9t J. Harrison, Pit.333
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