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BSJ Game Report: Red Sox 10, Rockies 6 – Sox power past Rockies with three homers

All you need to know, in quickie form, about the Red Sox' 10-6 win over the Rockies, complete with BSJ analysis and insight:



Bradley's homer one to remember: This season, in particular, homers have come at such a dizzying pace that they've lost all context. When games routinely feature multi-homer games from players, or a team hits three -- as the Sox did Tuesday night -- then they cease being special. But every once in a while, a particular homer stands out. In this one, that was the homer hit by Jackie Bradley Jr. in the second inning. Facing Rico Garcia, who was making his major league debut, Bradley completely hammered a pitch and drove it into the third deck in right field. It was measured at a staggering 478 feet, a mammoth shot, even allowing for the thin air in Denver. It was the longest homer of Bradley's career, the third-longest homer hit at Coors Field this season and the longest homer hit by a Red Sox player this season. In fact, it was the longest homer hit by a member of the Red Sox since Statcast began measuring homers beginning with the 2015 season.

Porcello does his job: The pitching line -- five innings pitched, two runs allowed -- may not wow anyone, and given the workload the bullpen has faced of late, it would have been nice for him to go an inning or two deeper, but Rick Porcello accomplished