facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: Boston 5, Seattle 0

May 15, 2012 at 7:17 PM

BOSTON, May 15 (UPI) -- Josh Beckett and a pair of relievers teamed up for a four-hit shutout Tuesday and the Boston Red Sox blanked Seattle 5-0.

Beckett (3-4) broke a personal two-game losing streak, scattering four hits and striking out nine while yielding a pair of walks.

The Red Sox ace threw 60 of his 93 pitches for strikes while rebounding from a disastrous Thursday outing in which he lasted only 2 1/3 innings against Cleveland.

Rich Hill and Alfredo Aceves finished up with one hitless frame each for Boston, which notched its fifth straight win.

David Ortiz went 2-for-3 with a solo homer and Mike Aviles added a pair of RBI doubles for the Red Sox.

Seattle's Blake Beavan (1-4) turned in his fifth consecutive start without a win, giving up three runs on five hits in a four-inning effort.

The Mariners sustained their fifth loss in seven games.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Los Angeles Dodgers trade for Mat Latos, Mike Morse from Miami Marlins
Robert Kraft rips commissioner, calls Tom Brady's ban 'unfathomable'
Cincinnati Reds claim rare series win vs. St. Louis Cardinals
San Francisco Giants' Peavy, three relievers shut out Milwaukee Brewers
Baltimore Orioles blank Atlanta Braves to sweep series