BOSTON — Brian Matusz pitched shut-out ball for seven innings and the Baltimore Orioles picked up a rare win at Fenway Park, beating the Boston Red Sox 6-1 today.

The victory was just the Orioles’ third in their last 20 games at Fenway. Cesar Izturis and Nick Markakis each had three hits for Baltimore, which posted its major league-worst ninth road win.

Kevin Youkilis homered for the Red Sox, who lost for only the fifth time in 17 games.

Matusz (3-9) held the Red Sox to two hits – in the third and fourth innings – walked three and stuck out seven in earning his first win since April 18. He had lost his last nine decisions.

John Lackey (9-4) gave up for runs – three earned – in 7 1/3 innings.