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Red Sox sink Mariners in opener

Daniel Nava drove in a pair of runs and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Seattle Mariners 5-3 Wednesday afternoon in the opener of a day-night doubleheader at Fenway Park.

The Red Sox won this game as -215 favorites, while the eight runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9) set by sportsbooks.

Josh Beckett pitched 6 1-3 innings for the victory, allowing three runs on four hits. Jonathan Papelbon closed out the game for his 32nd save.

David Pauley suffered the loss for the Mariners, giving up six hits and four runs over 5 2-3 innings.