Royals - 000 400 020 - 6 11 2 Red Sox - 110 021 21x - 8 14 2Pedro Ciriaco has at least two hits in 12 of his 34 starts for the Red Sox this year. On Sunday afternoon, he went 3-for-5, homered, scored two runs, and drove in two runs. His batting average rose to .360.
Dustin Pedroia, Jacoby Ellsbury, Cody Ross, and Mike Aviles each had two hits. Pedroia doubled and homered. Mauro Gomez walked twice and scored twice.
James Loney made his Red Sox debut, playing first base, batting fifth and going 1-for-5, with an RBI. Reliever Pedro Beato, acquired in the Kelly Shoppach trade with the Mets, also made his Boston debut.