BOSTON – Starting pitcher Chris Sale got 12 strikeouts over seven innings on Wednesday to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers.
Sale (10-4) scattered six hits in seven innings, walked one and struck out 12.
Rising-star hitter J.D. Martinez also scored two of the four runs for the Red Sox.
Dominican starting pitcher Bartolo Colon (5-7) from the Texas Rangers allowed four runs on nine hits in six innings.