— Martinez’s solo shot traveled 404 ft, and the house run prolonged the designated hitter’s hit streak (15) and his on-base streak (31). The Red Sox are 24-5 since 2021 when Martinez hits a house run, per NESN’s postgame protection.
— The Red Sox have scored 30 runs within the final 4 video games. Boston confronted many questions over their early-season offensive struggles, however the staff has been shaping into type.
“We know we have a good team, nothing has changed,” Alex Cora mentioned, as seen on NESN’s postgame protection. “We got off to a bad start, and we know where we’re at and we know the things that we got to continue to work on. Whatever we had planned, as far as working, before the season started, well now, it’s more. We didn’t expect to get off to a slow start offensively, but the last few days have been better.”
— Bobby Dalbec went 2-for-5 towards the Rangers on Saturday. The first baseman notched an RBI single whereas sporting a brand new moustache, mirroring Cora’s change in facial hair. Dalbec additionally had a pregame dialog with NESN broadcaster and former Red Sox first baseman Kevin Millar that appeared to spark some confidence in Dalbec.
“He just told me it’s early, even though it feels like it’s not, and all the pressure that comes from playing in Boston and how to deal with that,” Dalbec mentioned to NESN’s Jahmai Webster, as seen on NESN’s postgame protection. “Just take it one day at a time, one pitch at a time and I think that’s what he was really good at, something I’m striving to be better at.”
— Sunday was anticipated to be a bullpen outing for the Red Sox, however Cora confirmed Austin Davis will get the beginning within the remaining recreation of the collection towards the Rangers. Davis, 29, has by no means began a significant league recreation in his profession.
The Red Sox will look to comb the collection towards the Rangers on Sunday. First pitch is about for two:35 p.m. ET at Globe Life Field. Full protection of the sport can be on NESN following an hour of pregame.