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Sox Get Their First Series Sweep Of The Season

BOSTON — The Red Sox are hoping an improbable comeback can jump-start their rough start this season. Rusney Castillo hit a solo homer and an RBI single during a seven-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Red Sox over the Athletics 7-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep. Xander Bogaerts delivered a go-ahead, two-run double. Boston got eight hits in the comeback before Pat Venditte, Oakland's fifth pitcher of the inning, got the last out. "I think the way in which we won this one has a chance or an opportunity to have as big an impact as the win itself," manager John Farrell said. Entering the day last in the AL East and five games under .500, the Red Sox provided a...

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