Boston Red Sox Shut Out by Chicago Cubs

The visiting Red Sox only managed five hits in a 3-0 loss to the Cubs. Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed three runs in six innings, but suffered his second loss. Matsuzaka remains winless on the season.

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Cubs' starter Ryan Dempster stretched his scoreless innings streak to 22 as the Cubs took the opener of their weekend set with the Red Sox at Wrigley. Dempster tossed seven shutout innings and improved to 3-3 on the season after allowing just 4 hits while striking out 3. The Cubs got on the board early as Steve Clevenger's 1st inning double made it2-0, and in the 2nd David DeJesus added an RBI single. Red Sox starter Daisuke Matsuzaka fell to 0-2 on the season as the Cubs prevailed against team president Theo Epstein's former club, 3-0.