Sox prospect Ranaudo shines as team gets trounced by Twins
In his first-ever action against big-league hitters, Ranaudo, Boston’s No. 6-ranked prospect, struck out four on 24 pitches, 19 strikes.
Red Sox righty Dalier Hinojosa allowed four hits and three runs over 1 2/3 innings in his debut start.
Minnesota took a 3-0 lead in the fourth, with Trevor Plouffe, Oswaldo Arcia and Wilkin Ramirez all driving in runs.
Sox reliever Andrew Miller, pitching for the first time since breaking his foot last July, walked three and allowed three runs in two-thirds of an inning.