Mitch Moreland hit a three-run home run and had four RBIs, and Eduardo Rodriguez pitched seven scoreless innings as the Boston Red Sox moved above .500 for the first time this season with a 14-1 win over the visiting Seattle Mariners on Friday.

Xander Bogaerts and Eduardo Nunez hit two-run homers and rookie Michael Chavis added a solo shot to highlight a nine-run third inning that saw visiting Boston string together 10 consecutive two-out hits en route to a 15-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.

BOSTON — There was a baseball team mired in a losing streak and marooned on the opposite coast. There was indifferent starting pitching. There were two outfielders who converged on a catchable fly ball and stopped, allowing it to fall softly to the green grass.

Infielder Brock Holt is dealing with an impingement in his right shoulder, an issue that bothered him some during spring training but took a back seat when the season began and after he had to deal with a scratched cornea. He will be shut down, said Red Sox manager Alex Cora, but he downplay…

Brandon Dixon had three hits, including a three-run double, and Spencer Turnbull walked a tightrope over five innings to earn his first major league win as the visiting Detroit Tigers wrapped up a doubleheader sweep of the Boston Red Sox with a 4-2 win Tuesday night.

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