MLB: Boston 6, Seattle 3 (1st game)

May 8, 2005 at 3:43 PM

BOSTON, May 8 (UPI) -- The Boston Red Sox won their fifth straight game Sunday, beating Seattle 6-3 in the first game of a doubleheader.

Seattle has lost seven straight.

Kevin Millar drove in three runs with a double and Jay Payton added two RBI for Boston. Richie Sexson had two RBI and Ichiro Suzuki scored twice for the Mariners.

Boston starter Jeremi Gonzalez (1-0) was the winner, yielding four hits and two runs in 5 2/3 innings. Joel Pineiro (2-3) took the loss.

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