Martinez 2 HRs, Chavis 5 RBIs as Red Sox pound M's 11-2

BOSTON (AP) J.D. Martinez made hitting look easy even in the lousy weather conditions by belting his first two home runs of the season at soggy Fenway Park.

Martinez sent a pair of shots over the Green Monster, rookie Michael Chavis drove in five runs and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the stumbling Seattle Mariners 11-2 to complete a three-game sweep Sunday.

''Is that right?'' Martinez said when informed they were his first long balls at home this year. ''I didn't even know that. Definitely weird. I've always liked hitting here and always enjoyed playing in this ballpark. For that, definitely weird.''

It was the fifth straight win and 16th in 22 games following a slow start for the defending World Series champions. Martinez, who has seven homers, finished with three RBIs and scored three runs. Chavis hit three singles.

''We knew we could get to this point,'' Red Sox manager Alex Cora said. ''It was just a bad stretch.''

Omar Narvaez homered for Seattle (20-23), which has lost four in a row and 15 of 19 after opening 13-2. The Mariners were outscored 34-8 in the series, completing a 2-8 road trip.

Playing in steady light-to-moderate rain the entire time with temperatures in the mid-40s, the Mariners made five fielding blunders in the first three innings. Boston even had a few baserunners that appeared somewhat cautious in the conditions.

''It was tough,'' Martinez said. ''It definitely wasn't baseball weather if you ask me, but we found a way to get it done.''

Spot starter Hector Velazquez (1-2) gave up two runs in five innings for Boston.

Trailing 1-0, the Red Sox scored three runs with two outs in the first. Martinez got it started with his homer into the Monster seats off Marco Gonzales (5-2). Xander Bogaerts walked and Rafael Devers singled before Chavis hit a bloop to shallow right that second baseman Shed Long overran. Then he slipped and fell when he tried to retreat as the ball dropped in for an RBI single.

Devers scored on Narvaez's passed ball to make it 3-1, and he appeared to step gingerly on the slippery plate.

In the second, Seattle right fielder Jay Bruce dropped Mookie Betts' fly ball, allowing Andrew Benintendi to score to make it 4-1. Long also dropped a pop the next inning, but got a force out.

''Both teams had to play in miserable conditions out there,'' Mariners manager Scott Servais said. ''Obviously, not a good series for us. Rough road trip. We've got to get back home and kind of regroup and go from there. But it was nasty, nasty conditions out there.''

Chavis had a two-run single in the fifth, and another in the seventh. Martinez's second homer also cleared the Monster.

Gonzales gave up four runs, two earned, in four innings. He threw 95 pitches.

''I thought that the mound was OK,'' he said. ''I thought it was a little muddy and sticky at times, but again, I don't think that's an excuse for the amount of pitches.''

TRAINER'S ROOM

Mariners: Placed RHP Felix Hernandez on the injured list with a strained right shoulder.

Red Sox: Cora said LHP David Price (left elbow tendinitis) threw a bullpen. The manager said after the game that Price will throw another bullpen this week and could start for Boston over the weekend or next week. . Cora also said 2B Dustin Pedroia felt some minor soreness in his balky left knee and didn't play Saturday on his minor league rehab assignment. ''In his own words, he was `just being smart,''' Cora said. ''Hopefully, it's nothing.''

OTHER MISTAKES

Seattle 3B Tim Beckham went near the seats trying to catch a foul pop and watched the ball bounce on the dirt. It was ruled no play by the official scorer. ... Boston 1B Steve Pearce booted a grounder.

EXTRA WORK

The grounds crew spread drying agent around the basepaths and mound, raking the areas many times. Plate umpire Quinn Wolcott did his part by wiping the plate with a towel.

''The grounds crew did an outstanding job,'' Cora said. ''That was amazing for us to play all nine innings.''

FIRST TIME OUT

Seattle RHP Parker Markel made his major league debut, giving up two runs.

UP NEXT

Mariners: LHP Yusei Kikuchi (2-1, 3.54 ERA) is set to start the opener of a two-game series Monday at home against Oakland.

Red Sox: Off on Monday before LHP Chris Sale (1-5, 4.50) is slated to start Tuesday versus Colorado. He fanned a season-high 14 over eight innings and allowed one run in a no-decision Wednesday at Baltimore.

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BOS22-19
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  • W: H. Velazquez (1-2)L: M. Gonzales (5-2)
  • HR: SEA - O. Narvaez (7), BOS - J. Martinez 2 (7)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
M. Haniger CF31100111.229.316.476.7922.5
J. Crawford SS40100012.333.333.417.7501.5
E. Encarnacion DH30010012.232.363.507.8700.5
D. Vogelbach 1B40000011.245.386.566.952-0.5
D. Santana LF40000001.280.344.494.8380.0
O. Narvaez C41211010.304.386.522.9087.5
J. Bruce RF30000021.188.255.516.771-1.0
T. Beckham 3B30000000.252.310.476.7850.0
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    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    A. Benintendi LF41000131.276.363.448.8110.5
    M. Betts CF42100100.289.410.497.9065.0
    J. Martinez RF43232101.313.393.507.90015.0
    X. Bogaerts SS13100400.262.358.470.8288.0
    R. Devers 3B52310003.336.408.456.8657.0
    M. Chavis 2B50350013.282.407.563.9707.5
    C. Vazquez C30200101.278.336.485.8213.0
    S. Pearce 1B40000023.117.185.150.335-1.0
    E. Nunez DH40000011.190.200.254.454-0.5
    H. Velazquez P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
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      BATTING
      • 2B - J. Crawford, O. Narvaez (4)
      • HR - O. Narvaez (7)
      • SF - E. Encarnacion (3)
      • RBI - E. Encarnacion (28), O. Narvaez (17)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - E. Encarnacion 2 (2), D. Santana, J. Bruce
      BATTING
      • 2B - M. Betts (10), R. Devers (12), C. Vazquez (5)
      • HR - J. Martinez 2 (7)
      • RBI - J. Martinez 3 (24), R. Devers (21), M. Chavis 5 (19)
      • 2-Out RBI - J. Martinez 3 (10), M. Chavis 3 (10)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - A. Benintendi, J. Martinez, M. Chavis 2 (2), C. Vazquez
      BASERUNNING
      • CS - S. Long
      BASERUNNING
      • CS - C. Vazquez (2)
      FIELDING
      • DP - 2 (Crawford-Long-Vogelbach; Crawford-Long-Vogelbach)
      • E - J. Bruce (3)
      • PB - O. Narvaez (2)
      FIELDING
      • DP - (Vazquez-Bogaerts)
      • E - S. Pearce (2)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      M. Gonzales (L, 5-2)4.04423313.181.29-0.5
      P. Markel1.032210018.004.00-3.0
      A. Swarzak1.00000205.681.744.0
      D. Altavilla0.113340040.5010.50-8.0
      M. Wright1.24220218.441.88-2.0
      PITCHERSIP
      M. Gonzales (L, 5-2)4.0
      P. Markel1.0
      A. Swarzak1.0
      D. Altavilla0.1
      M. Wright1.2
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      H. Velazquez (W, 1-2)5.02222313.951.2817.5
      M. Walden2.01000301.610.766.5
      J. Smith2.01000105.681.425.5
      PITCHERSIP
      H. Velazquez (W, 1-2)5.0
      M. Walden2.0
      J. Smith2.0
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - M. Gonzales 95-61, P. Markel 24-14, A. Swarzak 12-9, D. Altavilla 31-13, M. Wright 27-17
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Gonzales 5-4, P. Markel 1-1, D. Altavilla 1-0, M. Wright 2-0
      • Batters Faced - M. Gonzales 19, P. Markel 6, A. Swarzak 3, D. Altavilla 6, M. Wright 8
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - H. Velazquez 63-37, M. Walden 29-22, J. Smith 41-27
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - H. Velazquez 2-9, M. Walden 1-2, J. Smith 5-1
      • Batters Faced - H. Velazquez 18, M. Walden 7, J. Smith 8
      PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      M. Haniger CF31100111.229.316.476.7922.5
      J. Crawford SS40100012.333.333.417.7501.5
      E. Encarnacion DH30010012.232.363.507.8700.5
      D. Vogelbach 1B40000011.245.386.566.952-0.5
      D. Santana LF40000001.280.344.494.8380.0
      O. Narvaez C41211010.304.386.522.9087.5
      J. Bruce RF30000021.188.255.516.771-1.0
      T. Beckham 3B30000000.252.310.476.7850.0
      S. Long 2B20000100.000.286.000.2860.0
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      P. Markel P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
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      M. Wright P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
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        HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
        A. Benintendi LF41000131.276.363.448.8110.5
        M. Betts CF42100100.289.410.497.9065.0
        J. Martinez RF43232101.313.393.507.90015.0
        X. Bogaerts SS13100400.262.358.470.8288.0
        R. Devers 3B52310003.336.408.456.8657.0
        M. Chavis 2B50350013.282.407.563.9707.5
        C. Vazquez C30200101.278.336.485.8213.0
        S. Pearce 1B40000023.117.185.150.335-1.0
        E. Nunez DH40000011.190.200.254.454-0.5
        H. Velazquez P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
        M. Walden P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
        J. Smith P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
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          BATTING
          • 2B - J. Crawford, O. Narvaez (4)
          • HR - O. Narvaez (7)
          • SF - E. Encarnacion (3)
          • RBI - E. Encarnacion (28), O. Narvaez (17)
          • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - E. Encarnacion 2 (2), D. Santana, J. Bruce
          BATTING
          • 2B - M. Betts (10), R. Devers (12), C. Vazquez (5)
          • HR - J. Martinez 2 (7)
          • RBI - J. Martinez 3 (24), R. Devers (21), M. Chavis 5 (19)
          • 2-Out RBI - J. Martinez 3 (10), M. Chavis 3 (10)
          • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - A. Benintendi, J. Martinez, M. Chavis 2 (2), C. Vazquez
          BASERUNNING
          • CS - S. Long
          BASERUNNING
          • CS - C. Vazquez (2)
          FIELDING
          • DP - 2 (Crawford-Long-Vogelbach; Crawford-Long-Vogelbach)
          • E - J. Bruce (3)
          • PB - O. Narvaez (2)
          FIELDING
          • DP - (Vazquez-Bogaerts)
          • E - S. Pearce (2)
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          M. Gonzales (L, 5-2)4.04423313.181.29-0.5
          P. Markel1.032210018.004.00-3.0
          A. Swarzak1.00000205.681.744.0
          D. Altavilla0.113340040.5010.50-8.0
          M. Wright1.24220218.441.88-2.0
          Total8.012119872---
          PITCHERSIP
          M. Gonzales (L, 5-2)4.0
          P. Markel1.0
          A. Swarzak1.0
          D. Altavilla0.1
          M. Wright1.2
          Total8.0
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          H. Velazquez (W, 1-2)5.02222313.951.2817.5
          M. Walden2.01000301.610.766.5
          J. Smith2.01000105.681.425.5
          Total9.0422271---
          PITCHERSIP
          H. Velazquez (W, 1-2)5.0
          M. Walden2.0
          J. Smith2.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHING
          • Pitches-Strikes - M. Gonzales 95-61, P. Markel 24-14, A. Swarzak 12-9, D. Altavilla 31-13, M. Wright 27-17
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Gonzales 5-4, P. Markel 1-1, D. Altavilla 1-0, M. Wright 2-0
          • Batters Faced - M. Gonzales 19, P. Markel 6, A. Swarzak 3, D. Altavilla 6, M. Wright 8
          PITCHING
          • Pitches-Strikes - H. Velazquez 63-37, M. Walden 29-22, J. Smith 41-27
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - H. Velazquez 2-9, M. Walden 1-2, J. Smith 5-1
          • Batters Faced - H. Velazquez 18, M. Walden 7, J. Smith 8
          • 8TH INNING
            Martinez homered to left, Betts scored211
          • 7TH INNING
            Chavis singled to right, Martinez and Bogaerts scored29
            Devers grounded out to first, Betts scored, Martinez to third, Bogaerts to second27
          • 5TH INNING
            Chavis singled to deep right, Bogaerts and Devers scored26
            Narvaez homered to right center24
          • 2ND INNING
            Betts safe at first on right fielder Bruce fielding error, Benintendi scored, Betts to second14
          • 1ST INNING
            Devers scored, Chavis to second on passed ball13
            Chavis singled to shallow right, Bogaerts scored, Devers to third12
            Martinez homered to left center11
            Encarnacion hit sacrifice fly to left, Haniger scored10
          • 9TH INNING
            • J. Smith Pitching:
            • D. Vogelbach: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Vogelbach grounded out to first
            • D. Santana: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Santana grounded out to shortstop
            • O. Narvaez: Narvaez grounded out to second
            • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 8TH INNING
            • Josh Smith relieved Marcus Walden
            • T. Beckham: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Beckham grounded out to shortstop
            • S. Long: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Long lined out to third
            • M. Haniger: Strike swinging, Haniger singled to deep right
            • J. Crawford: Crawford safe at first on 1st baseman Pearce fielding error, Haniger to second
            • E. Encarnacion: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Encarnacion struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
            • M. Wright Pitching:
            • E. Nunez: Nunez grounded out to shortstop
            • A. Benintendi: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Benintendi struck out swinging
            • M. Betts: Strike looking, Betts doubled to deep right center
            • J. Martinez: Martinez homered to left, Betts scored
            • X. Bogaerts: Ball, Bogaerts singled to center
            • R. Devers: Devers singled to right, Bogaerts to second
            • M. Chavis: Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Chavis struck out swinging
            • End of the 8th (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 7TH INNING
            • M. Walden Pitching:
            • D. Vogelbach: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Vogelbach struck out swinging
            • D. Santana: Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Santana lined out to left
            • O. Narvaez: Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Narvaez doubled to deep right
            • J. Bruce: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Bruce struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • Dan Altavilla relieved Anthony Swarzak
            • M. Betts: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Betts walked
            • J. Martinez: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Martinez walked, Betts to second
            • X. Bogaerts: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Bogaerts walked, Betts to third, Martinez to second
            • R. Devers: Strike looking, Devers grounded out to first, Betts scored, Martinez to third, Bogaerts to second
            • M. Chavis: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Chavis singled to right, Martinez and Bogaerts scored
            • C. Vazquez: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Vazquez walked, Chavis to second
            • Mike Wright relieved Dan Altavilla
            • S. Pearce: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pearce grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Vazquez out at second
            • End of the 7th (3 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 6TH INNING
            • Marcus Walden relieved Hector Velazquez
            • M. Haniger: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Haniger struck out swinging
            • J. Crawford: Strike looking, Ball, Crawford lined out to center
            • E. Encarnacion: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Encarnacion grounded out to shortstop
            • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • Anthony Swarzak relieved Parker Markel
            • S. Pearce: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Pearce struck out swinging
            • E. Nunez: Ball, Foul, Nunez popped out to first
            • A. Benintendi: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul tip, Benintendi struck out on foul tip
            • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 5TH INNING
            • H. Velazquez Pitching:
            • O. Narvaez: Ball, Ball, Narvaez homered to right center
            • J. Bruce: Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Bruce struck out swinging
            • T. Beckham: Strike swinging, Beckham lined out to center
            • S. Long: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Long flied out to deep center
            • Middle of the 5th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • Parker Markel relieved Marco Gonzales
            • M. Betts: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Betts lined out to right
            • J. Martinez: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Martinez grounded out to shortstop
            • X. Bogaerts: Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Bogaerts walked
            • R. Devers: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Devers doubled to right, Bogaerts to third
            • M. Chavis: Ball, Strike (foul tip), Chavis singled to deep right, Bogaerts and Devers scored
            • C. Vazquez: Ball, Ball, Vazquez singled to center, Chavis to third
            • S. Pearce: Strike looking, Strike looking, Vazquez caught stealing second, catcher to second
            • End of the 5th (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 4TH INNING
            • H. Velazquez Pitching:
            • E. Encarnacion: Strike looking, Ball, Encarnacion popped out to first
            • D. Vogelbach: Vogelbach flied out to deep center
            • D. Santana: Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Santana lined out to right
            • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • M. Gonzales Pitching:
            • C. Vazquez: Vazquez doubled to left center
            • S. Pearce: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Pearce struck out swinging
            • E. Nunez: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Nunez grounded out to shortstop, Vazquez to third
            • A. Benintendi: Foul, Benintendi flied out to deep center
            • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 3RD INNING
            • H. Velazquez Pitching:
            • S. Long: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Long walked
            • M. Haniger: Haniger fouled out to first
            • J. Crawford: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Strike swinging, Crawford struck out swinging, Long caught stealing second, catcher to shortstop
            • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • M. Gonzales Pitching:
            • X. Bogaerts: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Bogaerts walked
            • R. Devers: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Devers reached on fielder's choice to right, Bogaerts out at second
            • M. Chavis: Strike looking, Chavis grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Devers out at second
            • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 2ND INNING
            • H. Velazquez Pitching:
            • O. Narvaez: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Narvaez struck out looking
            • J. Bruce: Ball, Bruce flied out to deep center
            • T. Beckham: Ball, Beckham grounded out to second
            • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • M. Gonzales Pitching:
            • S. Pearce: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Pearce grounded out to third
            • E. Nunez: Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Nunez struck out swinging
            • A. Benintendi: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Benintendi walked
            • M. Betts: Strike looking, Betts safe at first on right fielder Bruce fielding error, Benintendi scored, Betts to second
            • J. Martinez: Strike looking, Foul, Martinez flied out to deep center
            • End of the 2nd (1 Run, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
          • 1ST INNING
            • H. Velazquez Pitching:
            • M. Haniger: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Haniger walked
            • J. Crawford: Ball, Strike looking, Crawford doubled to deep left, Haniger to third
            • E. Encarnacion: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Encarnacion hit sacrifice fly to left, Haniger scored
            • D. Vogelbach: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Vogelbach lined out to second
            • D. Santana: Strike looking, Santana grounded out to shortstop
            • Middle of the 1st (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • M. Gonzales Pitching:
            • A. Benintendi: Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Benintendi struck out swinging
            • M. Betts: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Betts grounded out to shortstop
            • J. Martinez: Ball, Martinez homered to left center
            • X. Bogaerts: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Bogaerts walked
            • R. Devers: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Devers singled to right, Bogaerts to third
            • M. Chavis: Strike looking, Chavis singled to shallow right, Bogaerts scored, Devers to third
            • C. Vazquez: Ball, Devers scored, Chavis to second on passed ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Vazquez popped out to shortstop
            • End of the 1st (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)