PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Cliff Lee tossed a two-hitter for his third
consecutive shutout and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Josh Beckett
and the Boston Red Sox 5-0 Tuesday night.
In a series hailed as a potential World Series preview, Lee
(9-5) and the Phillies dominated the opener.
Domonic Brown and Shane Victorino each hit a two-run homer for
Philadelphia, which improved its major league-leading record to
Lee didn't allow a hit until Marco Scutaro led off the sixth
with a line-drive single to left-center. The left-hander ran his
career-best scoreless streak to 32 innings with his ninth career
shutout and fourth this year.