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J.D. Martinez hits 20th home run to beat Tigers in Boston

BOSTON (AP) -- J.D. Martinez hit his 20th home run, Steven Wright pitched seven sharp innings in his first start of the season and the Boston Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-0 on Tuesday night.

Xander Bogaerts also homered for the Red Sox, who have won six of eight and hold the best record in the majors at 42-19.

Wright (2-0), the knuckleballer who served a 15-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy, allowed only two hits and struck out six with three walks.

Nicholas Castellanos doubled in the first and singled in the third off Wright.