Posted August 05, 2012 on AP on Fox
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-hander, taking Josh Beckett's tur...
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