Beckett, Red Sox shut down Braves

Beckett, Red Sox shut down Braves

Josh Beckett tossed a complete-game five-hit shutout Saturday, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-0 and evened the three-game series at Fenway Park.

Boston won the game as -170 favorites, while the team’s played UNDER the posted over/under (8.5).

Nick Green went 2-for-3 at the plate with one RBI for the Red Sox. Beckett fanned seven batters and improved to 8-3 with the win.

Derek Lowe gave up seven hits and three runs over 6 1-3 innings in a losing effort.