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3/27/22 Red Sox Spring Training Game Notes: Garrett Whitlock, Rich Hill Pitch a Combined 6-Inning, 2-Hit Effort

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The Boston Red Sox fell to the Minnesota Twins Sunday afternoon, 6-3, despite stellar three-inning performances from Garrett Whitlock and Rich Hill in the Battle of Fort Myers.

Game notes from today’s action.

  • Jonathan Arauz and Jarren Duran both scored on a Rafael Devers sacrifice fly
  • Rob Refsnyder homered and went 2-for-2 on the day
  • Grant Williams, J.D. Martinez, and Arauz were the only others to have hits on the day

  • Hill and Whitlock both tossed three innings and only allowing one hit
  • Jake Diekman let up a single before three walks forced a run home and Darin Gillies to be summoned on and pick up a big inning-ending strikeout
  • Hirokazu Sawamura’s eighth-inning outing was rather ugly, as he let up a pair of both walks and hits before a three-run big fly made it five runs earned for the righty
  • Brendan Nail finished the eighth for Sawamura

Boston has an off-day before they take on the Pirates Tuesday afternoon.

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