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Alex Verdugo powers Red Sox to victory with a massive home run

Red Sox outfielder Alex Verdugo crushed a pivotal home run. The Boston Red Sox were struggling to find success against Shane Bieber. The former Cy Young award-winner blanked Boston’s bats through the first five innings before they finally broke out in the sixth, culminating in a mammoth three-run home run by Alex Verdugo.
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Alex Cora Applauds Alex Verdugo For His ‘Best Game Of The Season’

Alex Verdugo has been a key contributor for the Red Sox this season, and manager Alex Cora gave him high praise Friday night. Boston beat the Cleveland Guardians, 6-3, at Progressive Field, thanks to a clutch performance from Christian Arroyo. Verdugo had a chance to add to the lead in the top of the eighth inning with a bases loaded situation. However, the left fielder’s line drive was snatched by Andrés Giménez for the final out of the inning. Despite that, Cora felt Verdugo had a complete game.

Red Sox Notes: Alex Verdugo Home Run Highlights Hot June Stretch

The Boston Red Sox continue their hot June stretch and are now in sole possession of second place in the American League East and first place in the AL Wild Card race. Rafael Devers has been the star for the Red Sox during their hot stretch, but Alex Verdugo has been riding the hot wave as well, and as NESN broadcast analyst Will Middlebrooks said before June, “don’t let Dugie get hot.”
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Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Swats go-ahead homer Saturday

Verdugo went 1-for-3 with a three-run home run and a walk in a 4-2 win against the Guardians on Saturday. Shane Bieber held Boston scoreless for five innings Saturday, but Verdugo touched him for a 447-foot, three-run home run in the sixth inning that gave the Red Sox the lead. The long ball was the fifth of the season for the outfielder and just his second since April 16. Verdugo is in the midst of a six-game hitting streak, batting .348/.400/.565 with three extra-base hits, five runs and six RBI over that span.

Alex Verdugo Out Boston Red Sox Saturday Lineup

Alex Verdugo is out of the starting lineup for the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, Christopher Smith of The Springfield Republican reports. It doesn’t look like Verdugo has suffered any injury, but this is just a day of rest for Verdugo, who has gone 0-9 in his last two starts for the Red Sox. Verdugo hasn’t had the season that most have hoped for. He is batting .241 on the season with four home runs, 33 RBIs, and 26 runs in 60 games.
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Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Sitting Saturday

Verdugo isn't starting Saturday's game against the Cardinals, Christopher Smith of The Springfield Republican reports. Verdugo will get a breather after he went 0-for-9 with two strikeouts over the last two games. Franchy Cordero is starting in left field while Bobby Dalbec takes over at first base.

Red Sox’s Alex Verdugo Makes Admission About Home Run Drought

The Red Sox’s offensive onslaught against the Athletics on Wednesday likely was particularly enjoyable for one player. Alex Verdugo went 3-for-5 with four RBIs in Boston’s 10-1 win over Oakland at Fenway Park. Two of those runs were brought in via a sixth-inning round-tripper, which halted Verdugo’s home run drought at 48 games.

Red Sox notebook: Alex Verdugo breaks 48-game homer-less streak, Josh Winckowski gets first MLB win; Josh Taylor progressing

BOSTON -- Alex Verdugo’s two-run homer in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s win was a mere footnote in the Red Sox’ blowout, but it was quite meaningful to the outfielder. Verdugo’s blast, which put Boston up 8-1 over the A’s, was his first home run since April 16. He had gone a career-long 48 games and 210 plate appearances without a home run. As the ball sailed into the home bullpen, Verdugo celebrated with a grin, a point toward Boston’s relievers and a fist pump or two as he rounded the bases.

Red Sox Notes: Alex Verdugo Thrilled To Put End To Homerless Drought

For Boston Red Sox outfielder Alex Verdugo, it must have felt like an eternity since he hit his last home run. In reality, it had been nearly two months, but Verdugo finally snapped a 48-game homerless drought Wednesday night in a 10-1 win for the Red Sox over the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park. Verdugo smashed a two-run shot in the the bottom of the sixth that carried 393 feet into the Boston bullpen to end the streak.

Check Out How Red Sox’s Alex Verdugo Ended Homerless Skid Vs. A’s

Boston Red Sox outfielder Alex Verdugo finally put an end to his homerless drought Wednesday night against the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park. Verdugo smacked his first home run since April 16 with a two-run shot off Athletics reliever Domingo Acevedo in the bottom of the sixth inning. Watch Verdugo’s...
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Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Drives in four in win

Verdugo went 3-for-5 with a home run and four RBI in Wednesday's 10-1 win over the Athletics. Verdugo opened the scoring with an RBI groundout in the first inning, and he plated another on a third-inning single before going deep in the sixth on a two-run blast. This was the outfielder's fifth multi-hit effort in 12 games in June. He's gone 16-for-47 (.340) this month, and he's now batting .251/.293/.368 with four homers, 33 RBI, 26 runs scored and 14 doubles through 58 contests overall.