kevin millwood

SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 05:  Jacoby Ellsbury #2 of the Boston Red Sox steals second base against Dustin Ackley #13 of the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 5, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Sox Go 1-8 Out West

Kevin Millwood pitched six stingy innings to win for the first time in 51/2 weeks and the Seattle Mariners beat the staggering Red Sox 2-1 on Wednesday night, handing Boston its eighth defeat in nine games.