Red Sox - 000 011 130 - 6 10 1 Royals - 000 000 100 - 1 3 0Lester pitched into the seventh (6-3-1-4-3, 113), Bard pitched two innings of relief, and Boston got some breathing room with an eighth-inning rally.
Scutaro doubled, McDonald singled, Gonzalez singled (4-1), Pedroia struck out, Lowrie hit a sac fly (5-1), and Lavarnway doubled (6-1). Earlier Varitek knocked in Lowrie with a triple, and McDonald and Crawford each went deep.
Jon Lester / Danny Duffy
Jacoby Ellsbury is not playing today and may be out until Wednesday. How soon until the Judges Of Manliness re-open the Ellsbury case?
Game thread here.