Martinez's 2 vastly different HRs lead Red Sox past O's 5-0

BOSTON (AP) J.D. Martinez took plenty of ribbing in the dugout after slicing a short home run inside the Pesky Pole at Fenway Park.

A few innings later, he showed his teammates some serious power.

Martinez hit two vastly different drives for his first multihomer game with Boston, powering Eduardo Rodriguez and the Red Sox to a rare 13-hit shutout in a 5-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.

It was the most hits Boston has allowed in a shutout since at least 1908, the team said.

Signed to a $110 million, five-year deal as a free agent in February, the 30-year-old Martinez curled his first home run an estimated 324 feet around the right-field foul pole. He hammered his second - projected at 443 feet - to the deepest part of the ballpark, beyond the center-field triangle, for his 15th of the season.

''They were making me laugh,'' Martinez said, standing in the middle of the clubhouse with a smile on his face. ''I said, `I've got to get even for some of the ones I hit in April when it was cold out and I thought I crushed some and they weren't even going anywhere.' They were definitely teasing me, but I'll take it.''

When reminded about the distance of his second one, he said: ''I let `em know.''

Martinez drove in three runs, and Andrew Benintendi had a two-run homer among his three hits as the Red Sox won three of four in the series to improve to 6-1 against Baltimore this season.

Red Sox teammate Mookie Betts is impressed by Martinez's power to the opposite field.

''I don't know if anybody else can do what he does, so that's why he's one of a kind,'' Betts said. ''He can also hit it out of any part of the park, too.''

The Orioles got 13 hits but lost for the 15th time in 16 road games and dropped to a major league-worst 4-19 away from Camden Yards. Adam Jones had three of Baltimore's 12 singles.

''It's hard to get 13 hits and not score any runs,'' manager Buck Showalter said. ''It's frustrating.''

Rodriguez (4-1) scattered nine hits, struck out seven and didn't walk a batter in 5 2/3 innings.

Leading 1-0 in the fifth, the Red Sox chased David Hess (1-1) and took charge with four runs. Benintendi hit his shot into the Orioles' bullpen after Jackie Bradley Jr. doubled leading off.

Mitch Moreland doubled before Martinez belted his second homer of the day. His first came in the second inning.

Hess gave up five runs and eight hits over 4 2/3 innings in his second major league start.

''They definitely make some adjustments quick and you have to be able to adjust just as quick,'' he said. ''That's a lineup that from top to bottom can do damage.''

TRAINER'S ROOM

Orioles: 1B Chris Davis was out of the lineup because he's been struggling against left-handers, batting only .139 (5 for 36). ... Showalter said Jones exited in the seventh because he was sick.

Red Sox: Manager Alex Cora gave DH-1B Hanley Ramirez, in a 5-for-26 slump with no extra-base hits in his last six games, the day off ''to work on a few things and keep him off his feet.'' ... Cora did the same for shortstop Xander Bogaerts, saying: ''I think he only had like one off day since coming back from the DL.'' Bogaerts was sidelined April 9-27 with an injured left ankle. ... 2B Dustin Pedroia (recovering from offseason left knee surgery) was slated to be the DH in a rehab game at Triple-A Pawtucket.

LIKE AN INFIELDER

Red Sox president Dave Dombrowski played a foul ball that sailed into his box behind home plate on the bounce, picking it up from a tabletop in front of him. Next to him was former Red Sox right fielder Dwight Evans, who won eight Gold Gloves during his career.

DOUBLE THREAT

Martinez and Betts became the first pair of players in Red Sox history with 15 or more homers in the first 50 games of a season.

GREAT ENDINGS

The Red Sox improved to 14-1 in series finales.

UP NEXT

Orioles: RHP Andrew Cashner (1-5, 4.83 ERA) starts Monday in the opener of a three-game series at the Chicago White Sox.

Red Sox: After an off day, LHP Chris Sale (4-1, 2.29) pitches Tuesday at Tampa Bay. Sale has allowed three or fewer runs in all 10 of his starts.

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BAL14-32
0000000000130
BOS32-15
01004000X5121
  • W: E. Rodriguez (4-1)L: D. Hess (1-1)
  • HR: BOS - J. Martinez 2 (15), A. Benintendi (5)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
T. Mancini 1B50100015.257.335.409.7440.5
A. Jones CF40300010.267.284.439.7222.5
J. Peterson LF10100000.197.329.288.6172.0
M. Machado SS50100015.343.419.6521.0700.5
J. Schoop 2B50000026.225.263.387.650-1.0
M. Trumbo DH50100022.274.284.384.6670.0
D. Valencia 3B40100001.280.348.488.8361.0
J. Rickard RF40200002.333.417.6671.0832.0
A. Susac C40100024.182.182.273.4550.0
C. Gentry LF-CF40200012.224.278.284.5611.5
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    M. Betts RF40100102.365.438.7601.1983.0
    A. Benintendi LF51321001.285.367.477.8449.0
    M. Moreland 1B51100025.313.395.596.9912.0
    J. Martinez DH42232114.343.397.6801.07713.5
    R. Devers 3B40000114.237.286.418.7050.5
    E. Nunez 2B40100021.241.262.364.6260.0
    B. Holt SS30200100.329.382.486.8673.0
    C. Vazquez C40100004.193.238.235.4731.0
    J. Bradley CF31100124.165.267.252.5193.0
      BATTING
      • 2B - J. Peterson (4)
      BATTING
      • 2B - M. Betts (19), M. Moreland (10), J. Bradley (5)
      • HR - A. Benintendi (5), J. Martinez 2 (15)
      • RBI - A. Benintendi 2 (29), J. Martinez 3 (41)
      FIELDING
      • E - R. Devers (11)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      D. Hess (L, 1-1)4.28552436.751.50-6.0
      M. Wright2.14003107.881.96-0.5
      P. Araujo1.00000306.261.394.5
      PITCHERSIP
      D. Hess (L, 1-1)4.2
      M. Wright2.1
      P. Araujo1.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      E. Rodriguez (W, 4-1)5.29000704.131.2516.5
      H. Hembree (H, 5)1.11000204.911.453.0
      B. Poyner1.02000001.861.341.0
      B. Johnson1.01000105.731.452.5
      PITCHERSIP
      E. Rodriguez (W, 4-1)5.2
      H. Hembree (H, 5)1.1
      B. Poyner1.0
      B. Johnson1.0
      PITCHING
      • IBB - D. Hess
      • Pitches-Strikes - D. Hess 87-58, M. Wright 52-32, P. Araujo 14-10
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - D. Hess 6-4
      • Batters Faced - D. Hess 24, M. Wright 14, P. Araujo 3
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - E. Rodriguez 110-74, H. Hembree 19-15, B. Poyner 18-11, B. Johnson 23-16
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - E. Rodriguez 5-6, B. Poyner 2-1, B. Johnson 1-1
      • Batters Faced - E. Rodriguez 27, H. Hembree 5, B. Poyner 5, B. Johnson 4
      PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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      BAL14-32
      0000000000130
      BOS32-15
      01004000X5121
      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      T. Mancini 1B50100015.257.335.409.7440.5
      A. Jones CF40300010.267.284.439.7222.5
      J. Peterson LF10100000.197.329.288.6172.0
      M. Machado SS50100015.343.419.6521.0700.5
      J. Schoop 2B50000026.225.263.387.650-1.0
      M. Trumbo DH50100022.274.284.384.6670.0
      D. Valencia 3B40100001.280.348.488.8361.0
      J. Rickard RF40200002.333.417.6671.0832.0
      A. Susac C40100024.182.182.273.4550.0
      C. Gentry LF-CF40200012.224.278.284.5611.5
      Total410130001027-----
        HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
        M. Betts RF40100102.365.438.7601.1983.0
        A. Benintendi LF51321001.285.367.477.8449.0
        M. Moreland 1B51100025.313.395.596.9912.0
        J. Martinez DH42232114.343.397.6801.07713.5
        R. Devers 3B40000114.237.286.418.7050.5
        E. Nunez 2B40100021.241.262.364.6260.0
        B. Holt SS30200100.329.382.486.8673.0
        C. Vazquez C40100004.193.238.235.4731.0
        J. Bradley CF31100124.165.267.252.5193.0
        Total36512535825-----
          BATTING
          • 2B - J. Peterson (4)
          BATTING
          • 2B - M. Betts (19), M. Moreland (10), J. Bradley (5)
          • HR - A. Benintendi (5), J. Martinez 2 (15)
          • RBI - A. Benintendi 2 (29), J. Martinez 3 (41)
          FIELDING
          • E - R. Devers (11)
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          D. Hess (L, 1-1)4.28552436.751.50-6.0
          M. Wright2.14003107.881.96-0.5
          P. Araujo1.00000306.261.394.5
          Total8.01255583---
          PITCHERSIP
          D. Hess (L, 1-1)4.2
          M. Wright2.1
          P. Araujo1.0
          Total8.0
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          E. Rodriguez (W, 4-1)5.29000704.131.2516.5
          H. Hembree (H, 5)1.11000204.911.453.0
          B. Poyner1.02000001.861.341.0
          B. Johnson1.01000105.731.452.5
          Total9.013000100---
          PITCHERSIP
          E. Rodriguez (W, 4-1)5.2
          H. Hembree (H, 5)1.1
          B. Poyner1.0
          B. Johnson1.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHING
          • IBB - D. Hess
          • Pitches-Strikes - D. Hess 87-58, M. Wright 52-32, P. Araujo 14-10
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - D. Hess 6-4
          • Batters Faced - D. Hess 24, M. Wright 14, P. Araujo 3
          PITCHING
          • Pitches-Strikes - E. Rodriguez 110-74, H. Hembree 19-15, B. Poyner 18-11, B. Johnson 23-16
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - E. Rodriguez 5-6, B. Poyner 2-1, B. Johnson 1-1
          • Batters Faced - E. Rodriguez 27, H. Hembree 5, B. Poyner 5, B. Johnson 4
          • 5TH INNING
            Martinez homered to center, Moreland scored05
            Benintendi homered to right, Bradley scored03
          • 2ND INNING
            Martinez homered to right01
          • 9TH INNING
            • Brian Johnson relieved Bobby Poyner
            • J. Peterson: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Peterson doubled to right
            • M. Machado: Ball, Machado grounded out to first, Peterson to third
            • J. Schoop: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Schoop flied out to center
            • M. Trumbo: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Trumbo struck out looking
            • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 8TH INNING
            • Bobby Poyner relieved Heath Hembree
            • D. Valencia: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Valencia grounded out to third
            • J. Rickard: Strike looking, Ball, Rickard singled to center
            • A. Susac: Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Susac fouled out to third
            • C. Gentry: Gentry singled to center, Rickard to second
            • T. Mancini: Ball, Foul, Mancini grounded out to pitcher
            • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • M. Wright Pitching:
            • M. Betts: Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Betts walked
            • A. Benintendi: Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Benintendi singled to left center, Betts to second
            • Pedro Araujo relieved Mike Wright
            • M. Moreland: Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Moreland struck out swinging
            • J. Martinez: Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Martinez struck out swinging
            • R. Devers: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Devers struck out swinging
            • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 7TH INNING
            • H. Hembree Pitching:
            • A. Jones: Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Jones struck out swinging
            • M. Machado: Ball, Foul, Foul, Machado reached on an infield single to pitcher
            • J. Schoop: Foul, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Schoop struck out swinging
            • M. Trumbo: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Trumbo popped out to first
            • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • Jace Peterson in left
            • R. Devers: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Devers popped out to third
            • E. Nunez: Nunez lined out to right
            • B. Holt: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Holt walked
            • C. Vazquez: Vazquez singled to right, Holt to third
            • J. Bradley: Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Bradley struck out swinging
            • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 6TH INNING
            • E. Rodriguez Pitching:
            • M. Trumbo: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Trumbo struck out swinging
            • D. Valencia: Strike looking, Valencia singled to deep left
            • J. Rickard: Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Rickard singled to shallow center, Valencia to second
            • A. Susac: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Susac struck out swinging
            • C. Gentry: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Gentry singled to right, Valencia to third, Rickard to second
            • Heath Hembree relieved Eduardo Rodriguez
            • T. Mancini: Strike swinging, Mancini flied out to right
            • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • M. Wright Pitching:
            • J. Bradley: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Bradley walked
            • M. Betts: Strike swinging, Betts flied out to right
            • A. Benintendi: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Benintendi singled to right, Bradley to third
            • M. Moreland: Strike looking, Moreland popped out to third
            • J. Martinez: Strike looking, Martinez lined out to third
            • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 5TH INNING
            • E. Rodriguez Pitching:
            • T. Mancini: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Mancini struck out swinging
            • A. Jones: Strike looking, Jones singled to right center
            • M. Machado: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Machado struck out looking
            • J. Schoop: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Schoop struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • D. Hess Pitching:
            • J. Bradley: Foul, Strike swinging, Bradley doubled to deep right
            • M. Betts: Strike looking, Ball, Betts flied out to deep center, Bradley to third
            • A. Benintendi: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Benintendi homered to right, Bradley scored
            • M. Moreland: Strike looking, Moreland doubled to deep right
            • J. Martinez: Ball, Martinez homered to center, Moreland scored
            • R. Devers: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Devers grounded out to third
            • E. Nunez: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Nunez singled to center
            • Mike Wright relieved David Hess
            • B. Holt: Strike looking, Holt singled to shallow left center, Nunez to second
            • C. Vazquez: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Vazquez flied out to center
            • End of the 5th (4 Runs, 6 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 4TH INNING
            • E. Rodriguez Pitching:
            • M. Trumbo: Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Trumbo grounded out to pitcher
            • D. Valencia: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Valencia safe at first on 3rd baseman Devers fielding error
            • J. Rickard: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Rickard reached on fielder's choice to second, Valencia out at second
            • A. Susac: Ball, Susac singled to center, Rickard to second
            • C. Gentry: Gentry flied out to deep center
            • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
            • D. Hess Pitching:
            • E. Nunez: Foul, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Nunez struck out swinging
            • B. Holt: Ball, Holt grounded out to first
            • C. Vazquez: Ball, Vazquez grounded out to first
            • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 3RD INNING
            • E. Rodriguez Pitching:
            • C. Gentry: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Gentry struck out swinging
            • T. Mancini: Strike looking, Mancini singled to right
            • A. Jones: Strike looking, Foul, Jones singled to right, Mancini to second
            • M. Machado: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Machado popped out to third
            • J. Schoop: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Schoop grounded out to third
            • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • D. Hess Pitching:
            • M. Betts: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Betts doubled to deep center
            • A. Benintendi: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Foul, Ball, Benintendi popped out to second
            • M. Moreland: Foul, Foul, Foul tip, Moreland struck out on foul tip
            • J. Martinez: Ball, Ball, Ball, Martinez intentionally walked
            • R. Devers: Devers flied out to left
            • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 2ND INNING
            • E. Rodriguez Pitching:
            • M. Trumbo: Ball, Foul, Trumbo singled to center
            • D. Valencia: Valencia flied out to center
            • J. Rickard: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Rickard lined out to left
            • A. Susac: Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Susac struck out looking
            • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • D. Hess Pitching:
            • J. Martinez: Martinez homered to right
            • R. Devers: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Devers walked
            • E. Nunez: Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Strike swinging, Nunez struck out swinging
            • B. Holt: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Holt singled to right, Devers to second
            • C. Vazquez: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Vazquez reached on fielder's choice to third, Devers to third, Holt out at second
            • J. Bradley: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Bradley struck out swinging
            • End of the 2nd (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 1ST INNING
            • E. Rodriguez Pitching:
            • T. Mancini: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Mancini grounded out to second
            • A. Jones: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Jones singled to left
            • M. Machado: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Machado flied out to right
            • J. Schoop: Strike looking, Ball, Schoop lined out to center
            • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • D. Hess Pitching:
            • M. Betts: Foul, Ball, Betts fouled out to catcher
            • A. Benintendi: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Benintendi grounded out to second
            • M. Moreland: Ball, Moreland grounded out to third
            • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)