MLB Wrap: Red Sox at it again, big wins for Marlins and Astros

The Boston Red Sox earned their second win over the Chicago White Sox in as many days while the Miami Marlins and Houston Astros earned big wins in Wednesday night’s MLB action.

It was just a game, Pablo Sandoval said. Nothing more, nothing less.

What comes next is more important for the one-time slugger and his Boston Red Sox.

Sandoval hit a tiebreaking single in Boston’s four-run sixth inning and Drew Pomeranz struck out eight in his second straight win, helping the Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 4-1 on Wednesday night.

In Miami, the Marlins keep winning, and there’s plenty of room on the bandwagon.

Justin Bour hit two home runs , increasing his season total to 15, and the Marlins completed their first series sweep of the season by beating woeful Philadelphia 10-2 before a sparse crowd Wednesday.

Marcell Ozuna hit his 14th homer for the Marlins (21-30), who have won four games in a row, their longest winning streak since last July. Dan Straily (4-3) struck out 10 , allowed one earned run in 6 2/3 innings, and won his third start in a row.

In Minneapolis, Carlos Correa stood slack-jawed in the dugout as George Springer rounded the bases a second time Wednesday.

Correa was unable to comprehend the force Springer must have needed to send the second-longest homer in the majors this season into the concourse above the second deck at spacious Target Field.

The Minnesota Twins were just as stunned by the power the Astros unleashed throughout the series.

Springer reached base in all six plate appearances and hit two of Houston’s season-high six home runs to lead the Astros to their seventh straight victory, 17-6 over the Minnesota Twins.

Other results:

Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 Pittsburgh Pirates
Cincinnati Reds 4-5 Toronto Blue Jays
Chicago Cubs 1-2 San Diego Padres
Oakland Athletics 3-1 Cleveland Indians
New York Yankees 4-10 Baltimore Orioles
Milwaukee Brewers 7-1 New York Mets
Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 Texas Rangers
Detroit Tigers 6-5 Kansas City Royals
LA Dodgers 1-2 St Louis Cardinals
Atlanta Braves 1-2 LA Angels
Colorado Rockies 0-5 Seattle Mariners
Washington Nationals 3-1 San Francisco Giants

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