Red Sox blank Royals

Red Sox blank Royals

Josh Beckett pitched a complete-game shutout, allowing only three hits with seven strikeouts Sunday, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 6-0.

The Red Sox were a -320 favorite in the game and the six runs scored fell UNDER the posted over/under total (9.5).

Rocco Baldelli was 2-5 with an RBI for Boston and Nick Green scored a pair of runs in the win.

Bruce Chen took the loss for Kansas City after giving up three runs on six hits in three innings.