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Beckett, Red Sox top Rays

Winning pitcher Josh Beckett allowed only one run over seven innings to lead the Boston Red Sox past the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Tuesday.

Boston won as -145 home favorites as the game played under the 8.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Dustin Pedroia and Jason Varitek went yard for the Red Sox, while Kevin Youkilis went 2-for-4 for Boston.

Evan Longoria knocked in two runs for Tampa Bay, as James Shields was tagged for five runs over 5 1-3 innings to take the loss for the Rays.