Boston Red Sox defeat Los Angeles Angels, 4-0

Perhaps in some ways, the Red Sox should hope Josh Beckett never grows up.

Four years after throwing nothing but blanks as a 23-year-old in the Bronx to deliver a World Series for the Florida Marlins, the 27-year-old Beckett last night threw nothing but blanks in Boston to deliver a 4-0, complete-game win over the Los Angeles Angels in Game 1 of their best-of-five American League Division Series.

Beckett's four-hit, no-walk shutout, one in which he set down 19 batters i...