Boston cut it to 3-1 when Betts opened the fourth by lifting a 1-1 changeup over the Green Monster.
Did you also know Mookie Betts' fourth career three home-run game on Wednesday gives him the most in Red Sox history? Trevor Story and Chris Ianetta went deep against Yu Darvish, who was rocked for five earned runs and seven hits over 4 1/3 innings.
Duffy tied a career high by allowing three homers in a start for the eighth time and second time this season.
"It's pretty cool", Betts said. "He hit.400 one year".
The 32-year-old has proven this season that he is capable of pitching at a high level, as evidenced by his first two starts when he went 1-0, allowing just seven hits and no runs combined in the pair of outings.
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With the bottom of the order struggling (1 for 9 between the last three hitters on Wednesday), the Red Sox aren't able to fully profit on Betts' ability to drive in runs.
"I felt in four of my first five, with the exception of the Yankee game, I felt like I commanded the baseball really well on both sides of the plate", Price said after the game, as seen on NESN's postgame coverage. "It's more surprising, kind of, to everybody else. It's just a matter of using the whole field and driving it everywhere".
The Red Sox are 6-1 in their last seven games against the Rangers and are 39-19 in their last 58 games overall.
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Encarnacion tops the Indians with nine home runs after slamming three more in a 12-4 rout of the Rangers.
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Nomar Mazara drove in five runs while homering in his third straight game and the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 11-5 on Thursday night, handing former AL Cy Young Award victor David Price his third loss in a row. "He continued to grind it out and gave us everything he had". Strasburg (3-3) allowed three runs - two earned - and seven hits in seven innings. The club's starters have an ERA of 5.18, a WHIP of 1.51 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.3.
The Rangers are putting the ball in the hands of lefty Mike Minor (2-1, 4.33 ERA), who has 24 strikeouts and six walks to his name, as well as a 1.15 WHIP.
Tim Heitman-USA TODAY SportsTexas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos hits a double in the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Minor has not started vs. Boston since May 29, 2014.
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