Baseball: Martinez shuts out Devil Rays

The Pitcher Pedro Martinez gave away just six hits to record his first shut-out in almost four years as the Boston Red Sox won 6-0 against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the American League on Thursday night.

The Pitcher Pedro Martinez gave away just six hits to record his first shut-out in almost four years as the Boston Red Sox won 6-0 against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the American League on Thursday night.

The right-hander struck out 10 batters at Fenway Park to help the Red Sox stay ahead of Texas and Anaheim in a tight American League wildcard race. Martinez did not walk a batter and did not allow a runner past second base.

It was his 42nd career complete game and his 16th shut-out. His last shutout was in August 2000, also against Tampa Bay.

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