Red Sox Beat The Royals
BOSTON (AP) – David Ortiz capped his big May with his 11th homer
of the season and Jon Lester pitched seven strong innings, helping
the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 8-1 on Sunday to
salvage a split of the four-game series.
Mike Cameron doubled twice, drove in two runs and scored three
times for Boston. Jason Varitek added a solo homer.
The Red Sox, who are off on Memorial Day, went 18-11 in May
after going 11-12 in April. Ortiz, who hit .143 with one homer and
four RBIs in the first month of the season, batted .363 in May with
10 homers and 27 RBIs.
Lester (6-2) allowed one run and four hits to improve to 6-0
with a 1.43 ERA in his last seven starts.
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