Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Justin Masterson throws a pitch in the first inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York City on July 5, 2008. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
John Lackey gave up two hits over seven innings Friday and received help from Mike Carp's three-run homer in Boston's 8-1 victory over Cleveland.
Justin Masterson struck out 11 over seven shutout innings Sunday, staking the Cleveland Indians to a 6-0 whitewash of Seattle.
Justin Masterson pitched a complete-game four-hitter Monday in the Cleveland Indians' 1-0 win over the New York Yankees in the first game of a doubleheader.
Sixth-inning home runs from Nick Swisher and Carlos Santana vaulted Cleveland in front Wednesday and the Indians went on to edge Oakland 4-3.
Jeremy Guthrie baffled the Indians over 6 2/3 shutout innings Sunday and the Kansas City Royals took Game 1 of a doubleheader, 9-0 over Cleveland.
Asdrubal Cabrera rallied Cleveland with a two-run single in the eighth inning Monday and the Indians went on to record a 3-2 win over the Chicago White Sox.
Nick Swisher singled in Michael Bourn from third with two outs in the ninth Friday to bring Cleveland a 1-0 decision over the Chicago White Sox.
Carlos Santana provided five hits, including a home run, and three RBI Sunday and Cleveland hammered five round-trippers in its 13-0 rout of Tampa Bay.
Asdrubal Cabrera backed Justin Masterson's strong outing with a two-run homer Tuesday, pacing the Cleveland Indians to a 4-1 season-opening win over Toronto.
Brayan Pena and Mike Moustakas had two RBI each Friday in helping Kansas City fight off Cleveland 6-3.