Athletics - 000 001 110 - 3 9 0Trevor Cahill (4.50, 90 ERA+) / Josh Beckett (3.42, 136 ERA+)
Red Sox - 101 310 20x - 8 14 1
Cahill faced the Red Sox in Fenway earlier this month. On July 8, he threw five shutout innings, allowing only one hit, before J.D. Drew opened the sixth with a solo home run. Dustin Pedroia singled, Kevin Youkilis walked, and David Ortiz belted a three-run dong. The Red Sox won 5-4.
On July 7, Beckett went 6.2 innings against Oakland, allowing two runs, in a 5-2 win. He has a 2.44 in nine Fenway starts this year.
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