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MLB: Miami 4, Boston 1

June 11, 2012 at 9:51 PM

MIAMI, June 11 (UPI) -- Josh Johnson hurled seven innings of one-run ball Monday and the Miami Marlins stifled Boston 4-1 in an interleague game.

Johnson (4-4) held the Red Sox to four hits, issued only one walk and struck out seven while turning in his seventh straight start of allowing three runs or fewer.

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Steve Cishek tossed a scoreless eighth inning and Heath Bell closed out the victory with his 13th save for Miami, which took the opener of a three-game series.

Donovan Solano drove in a pair of runs with an RBI single and sacrifice fly while Gaby Sanchez added a run-scoring hit during a three-run first inning for Miami.

Boston starter Josh Beckett (4-7) lost for the third straight outing, yielding four runs on six hits over seven innings.

Scott Podsednik went 3-for-4 with a run scored for Boston, which has lost four straight.

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