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Red Sox 6, Rangers 2: Xander Bogaerts hit his first homer of the season and Drew Pomeranz tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts to lift Boston to a three-game sweep at Fenway Park. Bogaerts, Mitch Moreland and Christian Vázquez finished with two hits apiece. The Red Sox have won four consecutive games, matching their high for the season.

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Dustin Pedroia was removed from the game with left knee pain. The Red Sox are saying the move was "precautionary" and noted that manager John Farrell made the decision to take him out.

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Tigers RF J.D. Martinez's home run on Thursday vs. the Astros was his seventh since May 12, the date when his season began following a sprained right foot that cost him the first 33 games. Martinez's 427-foot solo shot was also his longest homer of the year.

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Tigers C James McCann left Thursday's game vs. the Astros after taking a Mike Fiers pitch off his left hand in the fourth inning. Alex Avila pinch-ran for McCann and also replaced him behind the plate.

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Juan Centeno has hit HR in both games he's played in this season (other: May 23 against the Tigers). He hit 3 HR in 79 previous career games (all 3 HR came last year).

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Drew Pomeranz has tied his career-high with 11 strikeouts. He also fanned 11 batters on Aug. 25, 2016 at Tampa Bay.

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Brewers C Manny Pina left Thursday's game vs. the Diamondbacks after getting hit in the left elbow by a Robbie Ray fastball. Jett Bandy pinch-ran for Pina and took over behind the plate.

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The Dodgers reinstated P Adam Liberatore (left groin strain) from the 10-day DL on Thursday and placed P Luis Avilán (left triceps soreness) on the 10-day DL in a corresponding roster move.

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White Sox prospect Lucas Giolito (Keith Law's No. 13 prospect entering this season) threw a 7-inning no-hitter today in AAA. Giolito entered today with a 5.95 ERA in his first 8 starts in AAA this season

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Xander Bogaerts hits his first homer of the season in his 179th plate appearance. Red Sox lead the Rangers, 4-0.

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The Padres recalled P Dinelson Lamet from Triple-A El Paso on Thursday and optioned 2B Carlos Asuaje in a corresponding roster move.

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The Indians placed OF Lonnie Chisenhall on the 7-day concussion DL, retroactive to May 23.

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The Mets activated SS Asdrubal Cabrera (sprained thumb) from the 10-day DL on Thursday and optioned C Kevin Plawecki to Triple-A Las Vegas in a corresponding roster move.

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Mike Trout went 1-4 with a double in the Angels' loss to the Rays. That extra-base hit was his 400th since his first full season in 2012 (411th overall in career).

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Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos (rest) is not in Thursday's lineup vs. the Astros after having gone hitless in his last 12 at-bats. Dixon Machado will start in his place and bat eighth against Mike Fiers.

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Of Ben Zobrist's five previous home runs this season, the highest was 31 feet below the one he knocked out during Thursday's 5-1 win over the Giants (95 feet).