The Twins finally get a good start out of John Butcher. He would pitch 7.2 innings, scattering 9 hits and giving up 3 runs. He was aided by 5 doubleplays. He is now (2-7) on the season. Bob Ojeda wasn't as lucky. He gave up a 2-out 2 run homer to Brunansky and a 2-out triple to Kent Hrbek that would score a run. Ojeda is now (1-3).
Kent Hrbek went 2-3 with a 3B and an RBI. Tom Brunansky went 1-4 with a HR (11) and 2 RBI. Ojeda struck out Kirby Puckett 4 times and Puckett committed a huge error that almost cost his team the game. Wade Boggs went 3-4 for the Red Sox.
The Final Score 4-3 Twins