Boston Red Sox defeat Arizona Diamondbacks, 6-3

BOSTON—David Ortiz homered, Dustin Pedroia scored three runs and Clay Buchholz had another solid start to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-3 victory over Arizona on Tuesday night and send the Diamondbacks to their 11th straight road loss.

Buchholz (9-4) allowed three runs on seven hits and a walk, striking out eight in 5 2-3 innings for his sixth win in seven starts. Jonathan Papelbon pitched the ninth for his 14th save.

Pedroia was hit by a pitch in the first inning, ...

Dustin Pedroia’s offensive struggles in May never worried David Ortiz. Wait long enough, he says, and you’ll see the “laser show’’ that Pedroia can put on.

Over Pedroia’s last five games, the show has arrived. The second baseman was 2 for 3 in the Red Sox’ 6-3 victory over the Diamondbacks last night and extended his hitting streak to five games. In the five-game span, Pedroia is batting .500 (10 for 20), has four doubles, and has scored six runs.

A right knee injury...

The green shirts speckled the crowd, with periodic chants breaking out. Those were, of course, more of the “Beat LA!’’ variety than “Beat Arizona!’’ In many ways it seemed as if the crowd was ruing its decision to forsake the Celtics for seats on a beautiful night at Fenway Park. The ballpark wasn’t exactly full of energy, though it popped up in spurts — on a Bill Hall defensive play to end the seventh, and as Jonathan Papelbon got set to throw the final pitch of the game....