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Boston 3, Miami 1
When: 4:10 PM ET, Saturday, May 29, 2021
Where: Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts
Temperature: 48°
Umpires: Home - Chad Fairchild, 1B - Adam Hamari, 2B - Jose Navas, 3B - CB Bucknor
Attendance: 25089

Bobby Dalbec, Kevin Plawecki and Hunter Renfroe each hit run-scoring singles, Nathan Eovaldi tossed 5 1/3 scoreless innings with seven strikeouts, and the host Boston Red Sox topped the Miami Marlins 3-1 on Saturday.

Eovaldi (6-2) allowed only four hits and walked one. Renfroe (3-for-4), Rafael Devers (3-for-4), Dalbec (2-for-4) and J.D. Martinez (2-for-4) each had multi-hit days as the Red Sox won for the seventh time in nine games.

Boston has won the first two of the three-game weekend series after claiming a 5-2 victory in a rain-shortened, six-inning game on Friday. First pitch on Saturday was delayed by 15 minutes due to rain.

Jesus Aguilar had an RBI single while Magneuris Sierra (3-for-5) and Garrett Cooper (2-for-5) each had multiple hits for Miami. The Marlins have dropped three in a row and four of five.

Marlins starter Trevor Rogers (6-3) took the loss despite giving up just two runs, walking none and striking out six over six innings. The 23-year-old left-hander was able to limit the damage despite allowing a career-high-tying nine hits.

Dalbec's second-inning single plated the game's opening run to give Boston a 1-0 lead. Plawecki doubled the Red Sox lead on his single two innings later.

Miami threatened a rally as it loaded the bases with one out in the seventh.

Red Sox reliever Adam Ottavino replaced Josh Taylor with runners on the corners, then proceeded to walk Starling Marte to load the bases. Ottavino buckled down and fanned Aguilar and Cooper to squash the threat.

Renfroe singled to tack on an insurance run in the eighth. Boston closer Matt Barnes allowed an RBI single to Aguilar in the ninth, but still managed to pick up his 12th save.

Red Sox manager Alex Cora was away from the team attending his daughter's high school graduation in his native Puerto Rico. Bench coach Will Venable served as the team's acting manager on Saturday.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Starting Pitchers
Miami   Boston
Trevor Rogers Player Nathan Eovaldi
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 5.1
6 Strikeouts 7
9 Hits 4
3.00 ERA 0.00
Hitting
Miami   Boston
Magneuris Sierra Player Rafael Devers
3 Hits 3
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 5
.600 Avg .750
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Miami 10 0 12 .270 24 14 1 3 2 0
Boston 12 0 17 .343 11 6 3 0 0 2