Nick Pivetta Spins Gem, Red Sox Take Series From Oakland

Nick Pivetta struck out 10 over seven innings to win for the first time in seven starts, Boston went ahead on a double-play groundout by Rafael Devers in the sixth, and the Red Sox capped a winning series against the Oakland Athletics with a 1-0 victory.The teams played a third straight one-run game after splitting a pair of extra-inning contests, including Oakland’s 7-6 win Saturday in 12 innings that snapped Boston’s eight-game winning streak. Pivetta (7-3) allowed two hits and walked two for his first win in seven outings. He had gone 0-3 since beating Atlanta on May 26.

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