For one day, everything was fine again with the Boston Red Sox.
Adrian Gonzalez hit a two-run homer, Franklin Morales turned in another solid substitute start and the Red Sox averted a four-game sweep with a 6-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.
''Hopefully it's the start of a long run,'' said Gonzalez, who finished with three RBIs.
Carl Crawford added three singles, an RBI and a leaping catch for the Red Sox on his 31st birthday.
The victory snapped Boston's four-game losing streak and salvaged a rough weekend against the AL's second-worst team.
Coming off consecutive late-inning losses - one in extra innings and the other when they blew a two-run ninth-inning lead Saturday, the Red Sox rebounded behind a strong showing by Morales (3-2).
Grumbling about manager Bobby Valentine's decisions and the lack wins can take a break for at least a day. The underperforming Red Sox moved to within a game of .500 again (54-55).
The 26-year old left-h...