Brewers - 200 202 010 - 7 8 1A three-game sweep -- in under 25 hours!
Red Sox - 102 321 20x - 11 15 0
Beckett (7-6-6-1-9, 107) allowed four home runs (Ryan Braun tagged his curveball twice), but his teammates battered a quintet of Brewers. The biggest bats:
Ortiz: 2 home runs, double, 2 runs, 4 RBIBad news: Ellsbury was caught stealing on a fourth inning pitchout, ending his stealing streak at 24.
Pedroia: 2 singles, home run, walk, 3 runs, 2 RBI
Youkilis: 2 singles, home run, 2 runs, 2 RBI
Carlos Villanueva (6.00, 71 ERA+) / Josh Beckett (4.21, 101 ERA+)
News for the week, from Benjamin:
Justin Masterson will be brought up on Tuesday, swapped with Chris Smith (who came up today). Then Masterson will return to the minors after the game, and Bartolo Colon will come up to the big league club and will pitch on Wednesday. ...Monday: Jon Lester /Luke Hochevar
Tuesday: Justin Masterson / Gil Meche
Wednesday: Bartolo Colon / Brett Tomko
Thursday: Daisuke Matsuzaka / Brian Bannister