Devers HR in 4th straight game; Winckowski, Bosox rout A’s

Boston — Rafael Devers homered in his fourth straight game and Alex Verdugo hit his first home run in almost two months, helping rookie Josh Winckowski earn his first major league career win as the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 10-1.

Boston has won 11 of its last 13 games, outscoring opponents 65-27 in that span.

The A’s have lost 13 of their last 14 and are in a 6-23 rut.

Winckowski was called up from the minors to make his second major league start and pitched five scoreless innings.

The 23-year-old righty allowed four hits, struck out three and walked one.