The Boston Red Sox did a little damage this week, but not as much as one would have expected. After completing the three-game sweep over the Baltimore Orioles, the Sox fought off the Kansas City Royals and split their four-game series at Kauffman Stadium. The magic number clinch the American League Wild Card lowered to three, and has been stuck there since Thursday. Josh Beckett and Clay Buchholz were both brilliant in their outings, as they earned their 16th and seventh wins, respectively, on the season. On Friday night against the New York Yankees, Jon Lester got drilled in the right leg and suffered from a contusion in his right quad, but is expected to be OK.
Daisuke Matsuzaka is looking even more impressive each time he starts. Despite taking the loss Saturday, he pitching seven ...
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