Red Sox Hold Off Rangers For Ninth Straight Win

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Chris Sale

Chris Sale struck out 12 over seven shutout innings and the Red Sox held on to beat the Rangers 4-2 at Fenway Park.  Sale allowed six hits and a walk en route to his  10th win as Boston stretched its winning streak to nine games.  J.D.  Martinez doubled in two runs and Xander Bogaerts had a run-scoring  triple for the Sox.  Bartolo Colon took the loss for  Texas.  Nomar Mazara and Robinson Chirinos plated runs in the eighth for  the Rangers, who have lost eight of their last 10 games.

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