The Pawtucket Red Sox defeat Durham, 4-1, in Game 5 on Saturday for their second International League championship in the last three years.
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.