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Kicking butt in style...

BOSTON -- Mike Lowell and J.D. Drew hit grand slam homers Thursday to boost Boston past Kansas City 11-8 and give the Red Sox a four-game sweep.

Boston starter Daisuke Matsuzaka improved to 8-0 and closer Jonathan Papelbon recorded his 14th save this season.

Lowell had three hits and scored three times. Drew, whose grand slam in the bottom of the second inning erased an early 1-0 deficit, had two runs and two hits.

Kevin Youkilis and Julio Lugo both had two hits and one RBI while Dustin Pedroia drove in a run for the Red Sox, who completed a 7-0 home-stand.

Kansas City got two doubles, a three-run homer and five RBI from Miguel Olivo. Jose Guillen had four runs, three hits -- one a solo homer -- and three RBI.

Joey Gathright and David DeJesus added two hits each for the Royals, who have dropped five of six.

Losing pitcher Brian Bannister (4-6) was shelled for seven earned runs and 12 hits in 5 1/3 innings.


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Adding another win to the total stat...

Red Sox
BOSTON (UPI) -- Kevin Youkilis' three hits and four RBI Sunday led the Boston Red Sox 7-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays.

Youkilis started the scoring with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the first inning, and then added a solo homer in the seventh and a two-run double in the eighth.

The eventual winning run scored on Dustin Pedroia's fourth-inning groundout, which gave Boston a 4-0 lead.

Coco Crisp and Jason Varitek had two hits apiece for the Red Sox, who completed a three-game sweep and have won five of their last six contests.

Winner Jon Lester (2-2) gave up an earned run and just four hits in six innings with three walks and five strikeouts.

Jonathan Papelbon retired the final four batters to earn his ninth save.

Tampa Bay got one RBI each from Carlos Pena, Akinori Iwamura and Carl Crawford, with Pena hitting a solo homer in the sixth.

The losing pitcher in his first start this season was Scott Kazmir (0-1).

Catching up on missed games...

Red Sox
BOSTON (UPI) -- Jason Varitek drove in three runs Saturday in the Boston Red Sox' 12-4 rout of Tampa Bay.

After an early 3-2 lead, the winners expanded their advantage to 7-3 before scoring two in the bottom of the sixth and three more in the eighth.

Varitek hit a key two-run single in the eighth. David Ortiz had three hits and two RBI and scored twice.

J.D. Drew and Manny Ramirez also had two RBI while, like Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia had three hits for the Red Sox, who have won four of their last five games.

Winner Josh Beckett (3-2) gave up four earned runs and seven hits in eight innings with a walk and five strikeouts.

Tampa Bay's Gabe Gross hit a two-run homer in the second. Evan Longoria and Akinori Iwamura drove in one run each, and Iwamura hit a solo homer in the eighth.

Iwamura and Dioner Navarro had two hits each for the Rays.