MINNEAPOLIS, May 4 (UPI) -- Tim Wakefield and three relievers teamed to surrender just four hits Friday night in carrying the Boston Red Sox to a 2-0 blanking of Minnesota.
Wakefield (3-3) went seven innings, giving up three hits in helping stake the Red Sox to their third straight victory.
Carlos Silva (2-2) absorbed the loss despite giving up just one run on five hits in seven innings.
It was Minnesota's third straight setback and its fourth in five games.
Wakefield improved his career record against Minnesota to 12-4.