c4940b78 19be 48cf 8bde 5c681f6a8366 small e1275963379781 Daisuke Dominant in Sox Win

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The Red Sox beat the Indians 4-1 behind 8 shutout innings from Daisuke Matsuzaka (5-2).  He allowed just 4 hits and 2 walks while striking out 5.  The offensive star was SS Marco Scutaro who finished the night 3-4 with 3 doubles, a walk, and 2 runs scored.

Daniel Bard came on in the 9th and gave up a solo home run to Austin Kearns for the lone Indians’ run.

Kevin Youkilis, David Ortiz, Victor Martinez, and Bill Hall all had 1 RBI.

The Red Sox and Indians play the second of four Tuesday night in Cleveland.  Tim Wakefield will be on the mound, first pitch is at 7:05pm.


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