Sox shutout Royals

The Red Sox recorded their second straight 1-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals today. Josh Beckett pitched eight shutout innings and Manny Ramirez provided the game’s only offense with a solo homer in the fourth inning. Here is Beckett’s final line: 8 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 7 K, 2 HBP. He threw 110 pitches, 78 for strikes. Post-game reaction to come. …

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