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Jeff Porter

Perez shines, Braves hang on for 4-2 win over Red Sox

?BOSTON Only five weeks after displaying a proverbial deer-in-headlights look in his major league debut, Williams Perez stood atop the mound at one of baseball's grand cathedrals Monday and performed as if he'd been there a thousand times. Perez pitched six superb innings of shutout ball, and the bullpen that's been the majors' worst came through with three just-good-enough innings in a 4-2 win to open a two-game set at Fenway Park, the seventh consecutive loss for the Red Sox. Perez (3-0) earned another win just two days after recording his first save at any level when he pitched a scoreless 11th inning against the Mets. The Braves scored three runs in the third...