Rick Porcello came up big Friday night just when his Red Sox team needed him most. A complete game 6-2 win over the Angels.for his 14th win of the year.

The Sox were in the midst of a four game losing skid and Porcello made sure it stopped there. He threw just 107 pitches over nine innings, allowing the two runs on  five hits and no walks. Porcello struck out three.

Xander Bogaerts hit is 13th home run, Jackie Bradley Jr. hit his 17th.

With Toronto beating Baltimore Friday night, it is getting close in the AL East...

Baltimore     58   44   -

Toronto        58   45   0.5

Boston         56   45   1.5