Rob Scahill (1-1) took over for Anderson with two on and two outs in the fifth.
Broxton struck again in the seventh, driving in two more with a triple to right to make it an 11-5 game but the Red Sox got those runs back in the eighth when Betts capped off a four-hit, four-RBI night with a two-run double. Kyle Kendrick gets the ball, and he is 0-1 with a 13.50 ERA and one strikeout this season.
The right-handed hitter moved his hands slightly on his bat.
In seven games over the past week, Devers posted a.440 batting average and led the Eastern League with four home runs.
Pomeranz's continued inability to keep the ball in the ballpark or pitch deep into games will continue to be a major concern for the Red Sox rotation until he can turn things around.
Despite protests, DeVos delivering Bethune-Cookman address
DeVos later walked back her comments, saying black universities and college were not about choice but due to racism. Dozens of activists had lined a sidewalk early Wednesday; their signs included "DeVos is not worthy".
"We just did a nice job keeping the pressure on them offensively and scored seven runs without a home run, so it was a good night for us offensively", Brewers manager Craig Counsell said.
Milwaukee added an insurance run in the sixth when Vazquez made a bad throw trying to prevent Thames from stealing second, allowing Broxton to score. CF Keon Broxton slid into Villar's usual spot atop Milwaukee's order.
The Red Sox starter, who hasn't pitched at all this season due to an injured left elbow, is finally going to face hitters from another organization. It was Pomeranz's first real clunker since his April 16 start against the Rays, in which he allowed five runs in 4.1 innings. The 2012 AL Cy Young Award victor is recovering from a strained left elbow.
Milwaukee Brewers' Eric Thames celebrates his two-run home run with teammates during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in Milwaukee.
Manager John Farrell said Price would need at least two rehab starts before the team considers activating him off the disabled list. Milwaukee RHP Junior Guerra will head off on a minor league rehab assignment this weekend after a successful simulated game Wednesday at Miller Park. Guerra has been sideline since getting hurt on opening day.