Red Sox streak past Nationals

The Boston Red Sox extended their winning streak to four games with a 6-4 win over the Washington Nationals Wednesday night at Nationals Park.

Boston won the game as -175 favorites, and the 10 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (9).

David Ortiz belted a three-run home run to lead the Red Sox. Jon Lester evened his record to 6-6 with the win, and Jonathan Papelbon earned his 17th save.

Josh Willingham hit a two-run single for the Nationals. Craig Stammen surrendered six runs over 5 1-3 innings in the loss.