John Lester pitched eight strong innings Saturday night and the Red
Sox used two big innings, homers from Adrian Gonzalez and Kevin
Youkilis, and three RBIs from Marco Scutaro to beat the Chicago
White Sox 10-2.
The Boston Red Sox spent the first six games of
this road trip struggling on offense. They’ve busted out of that slump since coming to Houston. Darnell McDonald hit a three-run homer, pinch-hitter Yamaico Navarro went deep for the first time and the Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 10-4 on Saturday night.
J.D. Drew singled home Carl Crawford from second with two outs in the 14th inning Saturday, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 9-8 win over the Oakland Athletics after closer Jonathan Papelbon blew a four-run lead in the ninth.
Adrian Gonzalez homered for the fourth consecutive game and Josh Beckett shut down the skidding New York Yankees for the second time this season, sending the Boston Red Sox
to a 6-0 victory Saturday on a bizarre night in the Bronx.