Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Will Middlebrooks and Dustin Pedroia each had
three hits and the Boston Red Sox took the second game of a three-game set,
8-4, against the Atlanta Braves.
Middlebrooks hit his ninth home run and knocked in a pair of runs for the Red
Sox, who have won six of their last seven games. Pedroia also drove in two
with a second-inning double.
Franklin Morales (1-1) picked up his first win in his second start of the
season, after spending the beginning portion of the season in the bullpen.
Morales went six innings and allowed three runs -- two earned -- on seven hits
and a walk. He also struck out eight.
Randall Delgado (4-8) had the shortest outing of his career, lasting only 1
1/3 innings after giving up four runs. He surrendered six hits and walked two
before Boston chased the 22-year-old starter.
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