PODCAST: Exclusive interviews with Mookie Betts and Dustin Pedroia

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PODCAST: Exclusive interviews with Mookie Betts and Dustin Pedroia

In Episode 1 of Season 2 of "The Baseball Show Podcast" Trenni Kusnierek sits down with Red Sox centerfielder Mookie Betts and second baseman Dustin Pedroia.

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Betts talks about being a leader in the clubhouse, and off the field to minorities in the Boston area. He also discusses whether its harder to bowl a 300 game (which he's done seven times) or have a game where he hits 3 home runs.

In Trenni's interview with Dustin Pedroia, the former MVP talks about the loss in the clubhouse of David Ortiz, plus lofty expectations aren't anything to new in his time with the Red Sox.

Porcello loses 10th game as Red Sox fall to Twins, 4-1

Porcello loses 10th game as Red Sox fall to Twins, 4-1

BOSTON - Adalberto Mejia pitched 5 2/3 innings in his second straight scoreless start, Max Kepler hit a two-run homer and the Minnesota Twins rebounded from two consecutive losses against Boston to beat the Red Sox 4-1 on Wednesday night.

Kepler also had an RBI single, and Miguel Sano added an RBI double to help the Twins improve to 24-11 on the road.

Mejia (3-3) allowed five hits, struck out three and walked one. On Friday night at Cleveland, the rookie left-hander held the Indians to two hits over five innings in a victory.

Brandon Kintzler got the final three outs for his 21st save.

Boston starter Rick Porcello (4-10) gave up four runs on six hits in six innings, striking out six and walking two. It was his 14th straight start going at least six innings, the AL's longest active streak.

Red Sox manager John Farrell was back in the dugout after serving a one-game suspension Tuesday for poking umpire Bill Miller in the chest during an argument Saturday.