Red Sox - 000 001 001 - 2 6 0 Athletics - 212 100 00x - 6 8 0Like Felix Doubront on Saturday night, Daisuke Matsuzaka threw a ton of pitches in only a few innings, further taxing the bullpen. Matsuzaka recorded a mere 11 outs while allowing six runs (3.2-7-6-4-4, 97).
Dustin Pedroia had three of Boston's six hits; he scored in the ninth inning, doubling and then crossing on Mauro Gomez's sac fly. Cody Ross drove in Pedro Ciriaco in the sixth.
The Red Sox are now 0-6 on their nine-game road trip. The starters have allowed first-inning runs in five of the six games, and have a 11.52 ERA.
Oakland swept the three-game series by a combined score of 33-5.
Over their last 162 games, the 2011-12 Red Sox are 69-93, .426.
Daisuke Matsuzaka / Brett Anderson