MLB: Cleveland 11, Boston 0

CLEVELAND, June 9 (UPI) -- Justin Masterson delivered a two-hit, complete-game effort Wednesday in carrying the Cleveland Indians to an 11-0 blasting of Boston.

MLB: New York Yankees 7, Cleveland 3

NEW YORK, May 30 (UPI) -- Mark Teixeira smashed a seventh-inning home run Sunday, rallying the New York Yankees to a 7-3 win over Cleveland.

MLB: Chi. WSox 1, Cleveland 0 (2nd game)

CLEVELAND, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Mark Buehrle and two relievers combined on a four-hit shutout Wednesday, helping the Chicago White Sox beat Cleveland 1-0 for a doubleheader split.

Teams make flurry of baseball trades

NEW YORK, July 31 (UPI) -- Several non-major transactions were made Friday before Major League Baseball's non-waiver trading deadline.

MLB: Boston 8, Seattle 4

BOSTON, July 5 (UPI) -- Jacoby Ellsbury's bases-loaded walk highlighted a five-run seventh-inning Red Sox rally Sunday in Boston's 8-4 win over the Seattle Mariners.

MLB: Cleveland 9, Boston 2

BOSTON, May 6 (UPI) -- Victor Martinez was one of four Cleveland players with three hits and delivered a solo homer Wednesday, leading the Indians past Boston 9-2.

MLB: Tampa Bay 6, Boston 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 1 (UPI) -- Evan Longoria hit a grand slam homer as part of a six-run fifth inning Friday that rallied the Tampa Bay Rays to a 6-2 decision over Boston.

MLB: Boston 4, New York Yankees 1

BOSTON, April 26 (UPI) -- Justin Masterson and three relievers held the Yankees to one run and David Ortiz had two RBI Sunday when Boston beat New York 4-1 for their 10th straight win.

MLB: Boston 12, Baltimore 1

BOSTON, April 20 (UPI) -- Boston's Dustin Pedroia led a 15-hit assault on Baltimore pitching Monday and the Red Sox extended their win streak to five games, crushing the Orioles 12-1.

MLB: Boston 2, Tampa Bay 0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Clutch pitching from Daisuke Matsuzaka and Justin Masterson Friday brought the Boston Red Sox a 2-0 win over Tampa Bay in Game 1 of the AL Championship Series.

MLB: Boston 4, LA Angels 1

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Jason Bay gave Boston the lead with a two-run homer in the sixth Wednesday and the Red Sox began the playoffs with a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Tampa Bay 2, Boston 1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Dioner Navarro's bases-loaded hit in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday lifted the Tampa Bay Rays to a 2-1 win over the Boston Red Sox.

MLB:Boston 5, Arizona 4

BOSTON, June 24 (UPI) -- Mike Lowell hit a two-run double, and Jason Varitek drove in the go-ahead run the eighth Tuesday, propelling the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 win over Arizona.

MLB: Cincinnati 3, Boston 1

CINCINNATI, June 13 (UPI) -- Aaron Harang broke a personal four-game losing streak Friday, allowing four hits in seven innings and leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-1 victory over Boston.

MLB: Boston 2, Seattle 1

BOSTON, June 8 (UPI) -- J.D. Drew produced both runs Sunday in the Boston Red Sox' 2-1 decision over the Seattle Mariners.
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Justin Masterson
Boston Red Sox' starter Justin Masterson pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning at SAFECO Field in Seattle May 17, 2009. The Mariners beat the Red Sox 3-2.(UPI Photo/Jim Bryant)

Justin Daniel Masterson (born March 22, 1985) is a right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Cleveland Indians. Masterson was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the second round of the 2006 Major League Baseball Draft. Masterson was rated as the 64th-best prospect going into that year's draft by Baseball America. Masterson stands 6'6", and weighs 250 pounds.

Masterson was the first Red Sox pitcher since 1912 to make his first four consecutive starts in Fenway Park and not lose any of them.

Masterson was born in Kingston, Jamaica, where his father served as dean of students at the Jamaica Theological Seminary. A few years later, Masterson moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana. He attended Beavercreek High School at Beavercreek, Ohio where he first played baseball as a catcher, pitcher, and first baseman. His mother works as a teacher at Parkwood Elementary School in Beavercreek, Ohio, and his father is a pastor.

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