Sox get short sweep

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Sox get short sweep

Cuddyer’s hitting streak hits 23 with 2 homers for Rockies
Jarrod Saltalamacchia and the Boston Red Sox tossed Todd Helton and the Colorado Rockies a two-game sweep after they beat the Rockies 5-3 on Wednesday in Boston.
Rockies rumpus

Michael Cuddyer had his ninth career multihomer game, first since July 24, 2012, at Arizona. ... Boston had double-digit hits for the fifth consecutive game. ... Red Sox RHP Clay Buchholz, on the DL since June 9 with a neck strain, had to cut short a bullpen session. Manager John Farrell said he was expected to have an MRI. ... Boston entered the day leading the majors with 172 doubles and hd three more. ... Rockies OF Dexter Fowler was out with a sore right wrist. ... The Red Sox activated RHP Clayton Mortensen from the 15-day disabled list after optioning RHP Pedro Beato to Triple-A a night earlier. Mortensen was sidelined since June 11 with a strained right groin. ... The teams are schedule meet again in Colorado on Sept. 24 and 25 for the Rockies’ final two home games of the season. ... The Rockies host the Mets in a make-up of the teams’ April 17 snowed-out game. New York’s Tyler Chatwood (4-1, 2.22 ERA is slated to face Jeremy Hefner (2-6, 3.89 ERA). ... Boston is scheduled to play the first of four against the Blue Jays today. Jon Lester (7-4, 4.57ERA) is expected to face Toronto’s Chien-Ming Wang (1-0, 2.18). ... Boston’s Stephen Drew had a triple for the second consecutive game.

Sox get short sweep

Jarrod Saltalamacchia and the Boston Red Sox tossed Todd Helton and the Colorado Rockies a two-game sweep after they beat the Rockies 5-3 on Wednesday in Boston.
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