Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer that completely exited Fenway Park in the fourth inning and J.A. Happ pitched 6 1/3 outstanding innings as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Saturday afternoon.

Willians Astudillo had a pinch-hit, tie-breaking RBI single in the seventh inning to lead the visiting Minnesota Twins past the Boston Red Sox 2-1 in the rubber match of a three-game series Thursday.

Boston second baseman Brock Holt greeted Padres closer Kirby Yates with a home run into the right field seats on the first pitch of the ninth inning Saturday night to snap a tie and give the visiting Red Sox a 5-4 victory over the Padres.

Rick Porcello pitched six strong innings, and Chris Owings put the game away with a pinch-hit, two-run double as the Boston Red Sox beat the visiting Baltimore Orioles 9-1 in the opener of a three-game series Friday.

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