BOSTON -- The question was barely asked and David Price already had an answer.Its been terrible. This is hard. Awful, the left-hander said of his season after another rough outing in Bostons 11-9 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night.My teammates and coaching staff have confidence in me, even though I havent given them a reason to be confident, said Price, who was signed as a free agent during the offseason to a seven-year, $217-million deal.Price went 5 2/3 innings and gave up 11 hits for his second straight start. The left-hander gave up five runs, raising his ERA to 4.51.Its something I havent done in a long time, he said of his struggles. Thats why this year has been the way its been.Hanley Ramirez belted a three-run homer and Xander Bogaerts had four hits for the Red Sox, who lost for just the third time in 12 games. Jackie Bradley Jr. had three hits and two RBI.Tough night from the mound, obviously, Red Sox manager John Farrell said.Miguel Sano homered and Eduardo Nunez drove in three runs, including two in a five-run seventh inning.Eddie Rosario had four singles for Minnesota, which won its second straight over Boston after losing the series opener Thursday.Ryan Pressly (4-5) got four outs in relief for the win. Brandon Kintzler worked the ninth for his eighth save.Twins starter Ricky Nolasco lasted just two innings, giving up six runs and walking three.Trailing 8-5 in the seventh, the Twins surged ahead with five runs. Max Kepler had an RBI triple and scored on Kennys Vargas double. Vargas scored the tying run on an overturned replay on Rosarios single against Tommy Layne (0-1).Plate umpire Clint Fagan originally ruled Vargas out at home on a throw from Bradley, but Vargas slipped his hand in on a head-first slide. Nunezs two-run single made it 10-8.Sano homered in the eighth.Ramirez homered as Boston erased a 4-1 deficit with a five-run second, hitting it over the Green Monster after Brock Holt scored on a wild pitch and Dustin Pedroia had an RBI double.Bradleys run-scoring double made it 7-4.TRAINERS ROOMTwins: C Kurt Suzuki was back in the lineup after getting Friday off but had to leave to get stitches on his chin after taking a foul off the mask. ... 1B Joe Mauer was rested.Red Sox: CF Mookie Betts didnt play, resting his right knee after leaving Fridays game. He said he had tests that showed no structural damage and they were trying to get the swelling down and some fluid out. ... Farrell said closer Craig Kimbrel could have his first bullpen session (Sunday) or Monday and could be very close to a simulated game. Kimbrel had surgery for a meniscus tear in his left knee on July 11.WINDY CONDITIONSEarly strong gusts made for a strange night.Red Sox TV analyst Jerry Remy was hit in the head by a falling monitor in the booth and was sent home to rest. Hes expected back Sunday.In the first, Minnesotas Robbie Grossman hit a fly into a gust, sending RF Michael Martinez twisting as the ball fell for a triple.There were a handful of stoppages as dirt from the tracks and litter swirled. Batters stepped out to wipe their eyes and Red Sox 1B Hanley Ramirez headed to the dugout to have a trainer help him clear his left eye.SEEING DOUBLESDavid Ortiz collected his 35th double of the season, tying the record for most by a player 40 or older. The 40-year-old Ortiz tied Sam Rice, who was also 40 and did it in 1930.UP NEXTTwins: LHP Tommy Milone (3-2, 4.71 ERA) is set to start the series finale on Sunday.Red Sox: RHP Rick Porcello (12-2, 3.47) looks to remain unbeaten in his starts at Fenway Park this season. Porcello would become the first in 55 years to open a season 10-0 in Fenway starts since Don Schwall won his first 10 decisions in 1961 before losing in mid- September. Eddie Murray Jersey
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