Royals - 001 201 004 - 8 14 0 Red Sox - 020 002 200 - 6 11 3Jackie Bradley continued his torrid performance at the plate. On August 6, his batting average was a lowly .102. Since then - in fifteen games - he has hit .404 (21-for-52), boosting his average to .257. Bradley's 21 hits: seven singles, seven doubles, three triples, four home runs.
Bradley (3-for-4) doubled twice and singled on Sunday, scored two runs, and drove in two. He also threw Omar Infante out at the plate leading off the ninth inning (which was great, but then Junichi Tazawa allowed five additional hits and a walk, and four runs). Before Bradley's single in the ninth inning, his last 11 hits all had been for extra-bases.
Rusney Castillo had two hits and a walk. ... Pablo Sandoval singled and doubled. ... Eduardo Rodriguez (6-7-4-0-1, 104) allowed two earned runs in six innings.