Royals 9th: Red Sox lead 4-3. Papelbon pitching. German triples. Gathright strikes out. DeJesus flies out to left, German scores, game tied 4-4. Grudzielanek doubles to left field wall. Sweeney singles to left, Grudzielanek scores, KC wins 5-4.In Chicago, the Yankees blew a 7-0 lead, but Rivera stranded the potential tying run at third and beat the White Sox 7-6. The Twins also won, so Boston fell 3 GB in the East and 1.5 GB in the wild card.
Josh Beckett (5.00) / Mark Redman (5.38), 8:10 PM