Thursday May 19, 2011 | 07:33 AM

Lars Anderson hit his first home runs of the year, one in each game of a doubleheader, which Pawtucket split with Columbus. Anderson went 3-for-6 and is now batting .273.

Kyle Weiland started the first game (5 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 5 K). He now has 45 strikeouts in 40 innings.

Andrew Miller was wild in the second game (4 2/3 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 4 BB, 6 K). Miller has 31 strikeouts in 35 innings.

In the majors, the Red Sox (22-20) are on a five-game winning streak.

I will be closing the laptop for a few days. I'll check back at the end of the weekend.

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