Steven Wright and his knuckleball record three scoreless innings of relief for the Red Sox against the Royals.
Rubby De La Rosa is knocked around in a lopsided loss to the Royals, 7-1.
If the Royals fail to reach the playoffs, they might want to blame the Red Sox. Kansas City is 0-5 vs. Boston heading into their game Saturday night.
The Red Sox improve to 5-0 against the Royals this season with a 4-2 victory that costs KC the A.L. Central lead.