BOSTON -AP- Xander Bogaerts' RBI single capped a three-run rally in the eighth inning Thursday, lifting the Boston Red Sox over the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 in a makeup from a rainout in the opening series.
Boston ended up sweeping Pittsburgh in three games at Fenway Park after winning the first two games of the season.
 
Bogaerts' RBI single caps 3-run 8th, Red Sox top Pirates 4-3
 
 
Andrew McCutchen tied Barry Bonds for fourth on Pittsburgh's all-time list with his first homer of the season, but the Pirates lost their fourth straight.
Matt Barnes (2-0) worked one inning of hitless relief. Craig Kimbrel pitched the ninth for his third save.
Hanley Ramirez hit a bases-loaded, two-run double in the eighth off Juan Nicasio (0-2) that made it 3-all. Mookie Betts, the second of two close runners heading home, was out at the plate. Bogaerts then slapped his go-ahead hit to right.
Boston's Mitch Moreland set a club record by hitting a double for the seventh straight game.
 

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